California: State Intervenes in Cannabis Delivery Legal Tussle

California: State Intervenes in Cannabis Delivery Legal Tussle

Here’s the report in full The state this week intervened in a new court battle over home delivery of cannabis in communities that have banned or restricted pot shops. Many cities in the area, including Cerritos, have banned pot shops. The state filed a motion on behalf of the California Bureau of Cannabis to join a lawsuit against Santa Cruz county, which has banned deliveries by companies it has not licensed. In Fresno, cities are fighting the state contending that state law allows them to decide whether organizations can sell cannabis in their communities. In January of this year, the Bureau of Cannabis issued regulations that permits firms the state licenses to deliver marijuana anywhere in the state, including in cities that have banned pot shops. Many counter-argue that under proposition 64, which was passed in 2016, to legalize marijuana for recreational use, “the state promised the people of California local control over cannabis operations.” The same people say that the state is trying to sidestep the Fresno court case by going to Santa Cruz County where residents are more in favor of pot shops. Proposition 64 gave cities and counties the power to ban pot shops in their cities,…

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