New California Cannabis Rules Ensure a Safe, Budding Industry for the Long Haul
What a difference a half-year makes – especially for the budding California pot industry! This past June, our elected leaders passed Senate Bill 94, laying the foundation of new rules and regulations for cannabis growing, distribution, and sales across the Golden State.
The legislation created the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) which created the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, the entity charged with implementing these rules across the state. Then, about two weeks ago, new and much-anticipated emergency rules were released, just in time for sales of retail cannabis to kick in starting New Year’s Day 2018.
The full and comprehensive emergency rules can be found here, but this is a quick snapshot of the new Green Rules that have come down the pike: