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13 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 209 (2019-2020)
The California Cannabis Industry: The Complexities since Recreational Legalization

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    THE   CALIFORNIA CANNABIS INDUSTRY:

  THE   COMPLEXITIES SINCE RECREATIONAL

                    LEGALIZATION

                          Talia Lux*

INTRODUCTION        ................................................ 210
I.  HISTORY         ...................................... .....211
       A.     The History of Cannabis in the United States...... 211
       B.     The History of Cannabis in California ...... ...... 213
       1.    Medical Cannabis Legality         .................... 213
       2.    Prop 64 - Recreational Legality .........  .......... 214
II. COMPLEXITIES FOR CALIFORNIANS SINCE 2018........................... 216
       A.     Opening and Operating Cannabis Businesses............ 216
       1.     Cultivator of Cannabis .................   ...... 217
       2.    Manufacturer of Cannabis Products .....     ........ 218
       3.    Retailer or Dispensary Selling Cannabis or Cannabis
       Products    .............................. ............... 219
       4.    Distributor of Cannabis or Cannabis Products.......... 220
       5.    Microbusiness   .............................. 221
       6.     Testing Laboratory.............................. 221
       B.     Overarching Takeaway from the Different Cannabis
             Business Requirements................................222
       C.    Difficulties in Opening and  Operating  Cannabis
             Businesses: Laws Conflicting with California Law.... 222
       1.     General State Limitations on Permits and Licenses ...223
       2.     The Conflict Between State and Local Laws............... 223
       3.    Solutions to State and Local Limitations .... ...... 224
III. FEDERAL ILLEGALITY   ......................................... 225
       A.    Ethical Issues for Attorneys      .................... 225
       B.     Criminal Liability.....................    ........ 227
       C.    Lawful Cannabis Usage and Employer Accommodation
              ........................................... 229
       D.    Lawful Cannabis Usage and Child Custody...........231

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