Los Angeles is finally on board with allowing cannabis business entering its grounds. Such a product would be available only to people who received a prescription for medical marijuana. Therefore, lawmakers decided on Thursday to start working on a legal apparatus on which this type of emerging market would develop.
Los Angeles Lawmaker Laid Out Legal Base for Cannabis Business
On Thursday, Los Angeles discussed the necessary details for enticing cannabis business within their state. The main topics concerned designating locations that are appropriate for growing marijuana. Therefore, Los Angeles citizens are not going to see such plants on their main boulevards. This is because the legislation will allow this practice only indoors.
Other regularizations decided that no cannabis dispensaries can be built within 800 feet distance from libraries and schools or each other. Moreover, no such center will be allowed to open within residential areas.
Most guidelines made sure they contribute to a safe system where thousands of businesspersons are going to ask for licenses to enter the cannabis marketplace. Therefore, lawmakers decided details from product distribution to storefront sales. On top of that, the discussed rules made sure that no neighborhood can become overcrowded with pot shops.
Californian Citizens Voted in 2016 For Marijuana Legalization
The marijuana industry managed to consolidate a place in Californian law for almost two decades now. However, Los Angeles adopted a reserved attitude towards this growing domain. Over the past year, the city attorney managed to close hundreds of dispensaries that activated under illegal terms.
However, things started to change when last year Californian citizens voted in favor of recreation marijuana legalization. As a consequence, the state has to focus its efforts on creating the legal infrastructure for such an emerging industry. On the other hand, this domain alone is valued at a total of $7 billion which can greatly benefit the local economy.
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