Pot legalization study says California needs strict rules on growers, drivers – Marijuana News
California will need extensive regulatory oversight for cultivation, distribution and sales for pot intended for both social and medical use if voters approve recreational use of marijuana this year, according to a leading public policy group.
A 32-page report, released Wednesday evening by the Public Policy Institute of California, said the state will need to create “robust licensing and tracking systems” for all legal marijuana production and sales, similar to measures that have been enacted in Washington and Colorado.
Both of those states, which legalized recreational marijuana use in 2012, implemented “seed-to-sales” technology to track supply from pot producers to retail dispensaries selling cannabis products to both recreational and medical users.
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Peter Hecht ~ Sacramento Bee ~