The legislation establishes rules and regulations governing a commercial cannabis industry in the state.
Adults will be able to purchase cannabis from select retailers beginning Wednesday, January 1.
After multiple delays, regulators are finally moving forward with draft regulations to implement the state’s 2016 voter-approved initiative legalizing the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana.
Legislation permitting the possession, use, cultivation, and retail sale of cannabis takes effect this Wednesday, October 17.
Select retailers will begin engaging in adult use marijuana sales on the morning of Monday, January 1. California joins Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington in permitting cannabis sales to those over the age of 21.