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How Legalization Has Affected California's Marijuana Market

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Cannabis is displayed at the Higher Path medical marijuana dispensary in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, California, December 27, 2017.  (Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Six months after recreational marijuana became legal in California, some cultivators and distributors are struggling to meet regulatory requirements. And the burden of aligning with rules on things such as potency and packaging has some in the industry clinging to the black market. We’ll get caught up on all the latest news around pot and discuss how legal marijuana in California is faring, half a year in. Tell us, what have you noticed?

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David Downs, California bureau chief, leafly.com; author, "The Medical Marijuana Guidebook: America's First How-To Guide for Patients and Caregivers"

Josh Drayton, spokesperson, California Cannabis Industry Association

Thomas Marcotte, professor of psychiatry, University of California; co-director, Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research


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