California will kick off leisure marijuana gross sales in two months — on Jan. 1, 2018, to be exact. As the brand new market takes form, shoppers and companies alike can anticipate loads of confusion.
Only some locations look able to subject licenses. Some are banning gross sales altogether.
Though hashish will technically be authorized, choices to purchase it may very well be restricted in lots of locations. It might not be really easy to ring within the new yr with a authorized pot buy.
Los Angeles officers are nonetheless struggling to create native guidelines — identical to our sister in Northern California, San Francisco.
Business specialists say there are gaps within the provide chain. Transferring hashish from the sector to distribution facilities, then to testing labs and finally retail outlets is not as straightforward because it might sound.
Then there are the safety points.
On Saturday night time, a bunch of males tried to rob a marijuana dispensary in South Los Angeles however have been stopped when a safety guard opened hearth.
The group fled when he began capturing. The guard hit one of many robbers within the leg. He was hospitalized in steady situation.
The opposite males managed to get away. It isn’t clear what number of there have been.
Detectives have made no arrests and haven’t launched suspect descriptions.
Basically, California will deal with hashish like alcohol, permitting folks 21 and older to legally possess as much as an oz. and develop as much as six marijuana vegetation.