Top marijuana regulator says California’s enforcement needs to be flexible at first

Published: Dec 26, 2017, 10:29 am • Updated: Dec 26, 2017, 10:32 am By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s legal cannabis market opens for business on Jan. 1. The day will be a milestone, but what exactly will happen then and, especially, in the weeks…

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California regulator admits to anxiety as recreational marijuana deadline nears

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 8:07 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 9:30 am By The Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. — In about three months, recreational marijuana sales will kick off in California, yet no one knows exactly how the pot economy will work. It could take until late November…

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Colorado’s marijuana czar and fellow top regulator make leap into consulting

Published: Jan 5, 2017, 3:44 pm • Updated: Jan 5, 2017, 4:09 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s marijuana czar and one of its top enforcement chiefs are jumping to the private sector to advise local and state governments hashing out cannabis regulations. Andrew Freedman, the state’s director…

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