Governor Releases Proposal To Merge Rules For Medical And Recreational Marijuana

Apr 10, 2017

Josh Malgieri, vice president at Sonoma Cannabis Company, checking the growth of pot plants in Santa Rosa, Calif., March 15, 2017.
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California has until January 1st to merge the rules governing medical marijuana with those laid out under Prop 64 which legalized recreational marijuana use for adults. The governor released his proposal for how to merge the two this week.

Today's reporting by Julia Mitric and Amy Quinton.