California Cannabis Growers Call For Changes To Prop. 64 Harvest Tax

Published: Jan 11, 2017, 6:26 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2017, 6:26 am By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard State legislators and cannabis cultivators alike are calling for legislative changes to California’s recently passed recreational marijuana legalization measure Proposition 64. Some bills have already been introduced, which seek to close loopholes in the new laws, such as the allowance of smoking marijuana while driving. Others seek to clarify the allowances and restrictions for both recreational and medical cannabis businesses. “I would expect to see a fair amount of activity,” said North Coast 2nd District Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg), who is coauthoring the cleanup legislation Assembly Bill 64. “As the governor’s office begins to look at this initiative and (the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act) and people begin to dig through it, I think there is going to be a need for clarification.” The California Growers Association, which represents cannabis cultivators...



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