The California Department of Justice recently released a summary review of the state’s marijuana laws, leaving cannabis industry insiders are anticipating a crackdown on the black market.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s 16-page document is being referred to as California’s Marijuana Bible summarizes state laws and draws clearer lines as to what is legal – and what’s not – when it comes to medical cannabis. The guidelines are especially focused on the growth, enforcement, transportation and use of medicinal marijuana, and they come after significant changes in the state’s laws pertaining to recreational cannabis.
The record scans through two decades of state law, regulations and guidelines of the growth, sale and transport of medicinal marijuana. Although the Attorney General’s Office referred to it as a reflection on the evolution of the state’s laws, many cannabis lawyers and others see it as a warning shot to unlicensed marijuana operations. Continue reading