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White Paper: Challenges Facing Medical Cannabis Statewide Implementation

In White Papers by feliciacarbajal

A new year means new beginnings, so as part of the state effort to regulate medical cannabis we’ve put together a White Paper to discuss some of the challenges facing statewide implementation today. Twenty years ago California voters approved Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act, exempting qualified patients from state drug laws on marijuana and ushering in the passage of other medical marijuana laws across the country. This was accomplished by patients sharing their stories of comfort with cannabis and building community partnerships to help those in need. Unfortunately, this tradition has been mostly forgotten as access has become easier …