California lawmakers seek to expedite cannabis rulemaking

In a move to ensure they can meet their January 2018 deadline to establish a new regulatory system for medical and recreational marijuana businesses, California┬álegislators have established an “emergency rulemaking process” that won’t include a normal public comment period. The lawmakers fear that going through a typical comment period would prevent the state from issuing marijuana business licenses beginning Jan. 2, The Cannifornian reported. Missing that mandated deadline would also delay the launch of the state’s recreational industry. The new emergency regulations for the state’s medical cannabis market are expected sometime “this fall,” according to the news ... California lawmakers seek to expedite cannabis rulemaking is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs