California voters in November approved Prop. 64, which effectively legalized marijuana for recreational users and also issued some guidelines for how cultivation and sales should be regulated. But there are a lot of questions floating around in the interim.
Some of the questions being raised include:
- Where can I buy recreational marijuana?
- Where can I smoke it?
- Are there going to be tougher penalties for driving while stoned, especially now that it’s become more common?
- Can those serving jail or prison time for marijuana-related crimes seek commutation?
Marijuana businesses, cultivation farms, dispensaries, landlords, doctors and collectives would do well to consult with an experienced marijuana lawyer when formulating a business plan. Those who are facing criminal penalties should do the same, as well as those who are serving time and weighing the possibility of an appeal or request to have their sentences commuted. Continue reading