The proposal follows a big effort earlier this year to align the state’s rules on medical and recreational pot. And it would allow one storefront to sell both.
Besides that, Nate Bradley, a lobbyist for the California Cannabis Industry Association, says a lot of it is just correcting typos. The earlier bill was a big undertaking, he says, and drafting errors were bound to creep in.
"I mean, we’re talking 300 pages of language, and this was done in a matter of months," Bradley says. "You’re not going to get it all right the first time. Mistakes will happen.”
The measure will need two-thirds approval from lawmakers to pass before the session wraps up this week. If it’s signed by the governor, state regulators will add more details this fall.
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