California Rolling Forward With Marijuana Delivery Regulations

California Rolling Forward With Marijuana Delivery Regulations

The state moved a step closer to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug.

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October 22, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California moved a step closer Friday to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug as regulators rebuffed cities and police chiefs who are opposed to the rule.

The proposal is a major issue that could ultimately end up in court as the state continues to set myriad rules for how cannabis is grown, tested, packaged and delivered since recreational sales became legal Jan. 1.

Cities have been able to ban retail sales, but state law says local governments cannot prevent cannabis deliveries on public roads so the state--at this point--rejected the plea from opponents who said it would jeopardize public safety and cause other problems.

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