When California launched its fully-legal recreational marijuana market at the beginning of 2018, there wasn’t as much noise surrounding the event as heard in other legal states.
That’s because marijuana has been considered legal there for the past 20 years. In some circles, California’s loose medical marijuana program was considered vastly superior to the recreational marijuana scene in spots like Colorado. Nevertheless, the voters in the Golden State approved a fully-legal market in 2016, essentially making medical marijuana cards absolute for all adults 21 and over.
One of the primary reasons advocates pushed for a fully-legal market was to stop police from busting thousands of people across the state for weed. The law now dictates that pot possession is legal and many people convicted of this offense, in the past, are now getting the opportunity to have