Certain Sonoma County cities were among the first in California on Jan. 1 to allow retailers to sell marijuana for recreational use.
For many medical users and hopeful recreational users, the landscape has been blurry, even until late last week, when temporary licenses came through for retailers. Sometimes confusing state legislation, which came out in reams over the last nine months had many in the industry scratching their heads or up in arms. Adding to that were county and city ordinances that stipulated additional rules and permitting. Setting up adult use rules, even for a state with longtime medical use and roadmaps from the already-legal states like Colorado, Washington and Oregon proved challenging.
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