A Bit of Caution and Guidance Before Everyone on the Left Coast Goes to Pot

Last night was a historic election, and I’m still a bit groggy for having stayed up so late on a weeknight. Here on the Left Coast, California passed Prop 64 which legalizes the possession and use of marijuana (as fully expected).  shutterstock_256362514

But before everyone gets too excited, it is helpful to bear in mind some of the limitations and details of the new reefer rules.  In one sentence (brevity, being something we strive for here at LFC), it is only the possession and cultivation, not the sale that is permitted for now, and it is treated much like alcohol with respect to age limits and open use.  The folks over at Cannifornian (clever name) have an informative post with a series of Q&AS.

Author: Kent Schmidt

As a Partner in the Southern California office, Kent practices in virtually all types of general business litigation, with an emphasis in unfair business practices, First Amendment litigation, defamation, trade secret litigation, class actions, product liability, securities litigation and enforcement, commercial disputes, employment law, intellectual property and Prop 65 (environmental) claims. He is an aggressive and creative courtroom advocate, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Having spent his entire legal career at Dorsey, Kent is adept at finding the right lawyers in the firm to collaborate with in order to provide the best representation for his clients.