Deputies arrested 35 people and found $10 million worth of marijuana at an old Calaveras County airport, the sheriff’s department said. Some of the people who were taken into custody …
State of California
The Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, which was signed by Governor Brown in late 2015 creates comprehensive oversight for the industry including the cultivation, distribution and sale of marijuana products throughout California. The bill requires certification and licensing from the State of California in order for a local jurisdiction to allow any form for Medical Marijuana commerce. The Act prohibits a person from engaging in commercial cannabis activity without possessing both a State license and a local permit, license, or other authorization. Click here for more information.
Los Angeles County
In 2013, 63% of Los Angeles voters approved Proposition D, which granted a limited immunity to 135 medical marijuana dispensaries. Since the passage of Proposition D, the number of illegal marijuana operations has increased to what some estimate to be over 1,000 shops. Many of the illegal operations are open within close proximity to schools, churches and parks, which is illegal under Proposition D. Click here for more information.