Medical and recreational cannabis are two very different industries. With lawful medical cannabis use being the first recognized under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA”), legislation for recreational adult cannabis use under the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Cannabis Act (“AUMA”) will now have to fill in the gaps left behind in the medical cannabis laws.
Abovethelaw.com has posted an informative article on the future landscape for the changes that will affect California’s cannabis industry. All eyes will be on our state as cannabis legalization in the state of California will soon impact the rest of the country. “California is now confronting how it will deal with its parallel licensing and regulatory systems for medical and adult use cannabis. Though the AUMA and MCRSA are similar, there are distinct differences between them that will impact how licenses are obtained and how businesses are run and operated.”
Review the entire article here: http://abovethelaw.com/2017/04/california-set-to-harmonize-recreational-and-medical-marijuana-laws/?rf=1
By Jacqueline Najera, April 25, 2017