California Lawmakers Propose Allowing Marijuana Growers and Sellers to Work Alongside Each Other

California lawmakers proposed Thursday that growers and sellers be able to group multiple permitted operations together.

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September 8, 2017
Los Angeles Times
Legislation and regulation News State by State: California

With the first marijuana licenses due to be issued in January, California lawmakers proposed Thursday that growers and sellers be able to group multiple permitted operations together.

STATE BY STATE: California Cannabis News

The change would allow a store that is licensed to sell marijuana for medical use to also sell cannabis for recreational use if it is licensed to do so. In addition, a marijuana store would be able to run a manufacturing operation at the same site, and businesses could group together multiple cultivation licenses in one facility, which would allow medical marijuana to be grown next to adult-use cannabis, said Hezekiah Allen, head of the California Growers Association.

The measure also would repeal a rule that licensed medical-cannabis manufacturers can provide products only to medical marijuana retailers.

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