Commercial Pot Sales Become Legal in California Next Week

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Justin Calvino displays marijuana grown on one of his properties in Mendocino County, California on April 19, 2017. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Starting Jan. 1, the commercial sale of recreational marijuana will be legal in California. But what will that actually look like? Marijuana businesses will be required to get a local and state permit. Are local jurisdictions ready for the change? And will there be pot DUIs? We open the phones to answer all your cannabis questions, as the date for commercial sales approaches.

Guests:

Steve DeAngelo, founder and executive director, Harborside

Beau Kilmer, co-director, RAND Drug Policy Research Center, co-author, "Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Brad Branan, California weed reporter, The Sacramento Bee

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