California Lawmakers Announce Deal On Medical Marijuana Legislation

n this Aug. 20, 2015, photo, California Assemblymen, from left, Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, Reginald Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, Rob Bonta, D-Oakland and Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova, pose at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. A pair of bills pending in the California Legislature would create the first statewide regulations for medical marijuana growers, manufacturers of pot-infused products, and distributors such as storefront dispensaries and delivery services.

By Christopher Cadelago & Alexi Koseff CALIFORNIA: California lawmakers said late Thursday that they have reached a deal on legislation to regulate and license medical marijuana. The regulatory framework to corral the billion-dollar medical cannabis industry will be contained in three bills that have received the blessings of the two chambers and Gov. Jerry Brown, said Assemblyman Rob Read the full article…

League Of California Cities Reports Assembly Member as Co-Author Of Medical Marijuana Bill

Assembly member Tom Ammiano signs on as principal co-author of SB 1262

CALIFORNIA:  In a move highlighting the rapidly expanding support for the League-and-Police Chiefs sponsored bill in the Legislature, Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) has signed on as principal co-author on SB 1262 (Correa). If enacted, the bill will be the first serious step toward regulation of medical marijuana since voters approved the Compassionate Use Read the full article…