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…