The rush is on for the 1st of January 2018. On this date, all marijuana rules have to be in place. If they are not, then those who fall short will be liable as they would be in violation of State and Federal law. Last November, the residents of California voted yes to recreational marijuana, and it will be freely available on January 1st, 2018. At this time vendors will have licenses or at the very least be able to apply for them. California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana back in 1996, over 2 decades ago. It has now become the Eight State to legalize recreational marijuana.
Medical Marijuana laws in California
California has a total of 58 counties and 482 incorporated cities across the state. The implementation of medical marijuana laws in California has been left to local counties. Many counties report that they are way behind schedule and that they will not be able to comply with recreational marijuana rules by January 2018.
The following is a list of the current status of medical marijuana distribution in some counties in California:
Santa Barbara – Cultivation, manufacturing and retail are banned.
Los Angeles – Cultivation,…