Here’s What’s Inside California’s Historic Medical Cannabis Regulations – AB 266 | Legalization Nation | East Bay Express
They stand to get tested medicine from licensed stores.
The regulations validate 20 years of work by people who faced jail for their beliefs.
Existing Local License Holders
They’re one step ahead in the dual licensing scheme.
The laws call for an independent verification layer of transporters/distributors. Companies already in that game stand to benefit.
Dealing with local and state licensing will become an even more byzantine process mastered by a few well-paid pros.
Vertically Integrated Businesses
You can’t own a farm, processor, courier, and store.
The California State seal on bags of medical cannabis is a crushing blow to the culture war.
State regulators are looking to craft stringent limits on pesticide use on pot.
They just lost a lot of the haze that they operate in.
AB 266 is in committee as of press time, and a full floor vote is expected to follow. The deadline to pass the bill is midnight tonight.
According to the text of the bill, a "Manufacturer 2" license allows for extraction using "volatile solvents", but isn’t that still considered operating a "drug lab" under section 11379.6 of the California Health and Safety Code? Posted by Miles Monroe on 09/11/2015 at 6:13 PM
HFN editor's note: thanks Miles, now lets look at what some our actual herb pioneers have to say about this "development"?