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Arizona: Prop. 207 Legalization Measure Officially Takes Effect

Proposition 207, the citizens’ initiated ballot measure legalizing the adult-use marijuana market, took effect this morning following the certification of the 2020 election results...

Lawmakers must act to remove licensing thresholds for patient and caregiver cultivation

California lawmakers are moving quickly to correct a drafting error in the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), a trio of bills that will finally license and regulate commercial medical cannabis activity in the state. However, lawmakers are overlooking a serious issue in the bill that directly affects individual patient-cultivators and primary caregivers. 

Americans for Safe Access (ASA), the nation’s leading medical cannabis patients’ advocacy organization, is calling on lawmakers to remove licensing requirements from the MMRSA that apply to some personal non-commercial cultivation of medical cannabis. Otherwise, the MMRSA could become an obstacle to personal cultivation – a historic cornerstone of California’s twenty-year old medical cannabis program. 

Pictured: California Assembly Member Jim Wood (Dem-Santa Rosa)

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