Medical Marijuana Clinics See Uptick In Patients As New Law Is Phased In
Marijuana stores won’t be selling recreational weed anytime soon, because state officials and willing local governments will be setting up regulations for retail sales over the next year.
Pot Doctors Who Thrived Under CA Medical Marijuana Law Adapt Business Model For Recreational Era
In the weeks since Californians voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the phones have been ringing more intensely and the flow of walk-in patients has picked up at 420 Med Evaluations, a midtown Sacramento clinic specializing in medicinal pot referrals. The passage of Proposition 64 on Nov. 8 instantly allowed adults 21 and older to consume marijuana, regardless of medical need. Along with that, went the thinking, people seeking pot for pleasurable pursuit no longer had to endure the inconvenience of going to a doctor and citing a physical ailment to get a medical recommendation to legally light up a joint. (Hecht, 11/28)