The Wild West: The rise of cannabis retail in California

cannabisLOS ANGELES, USA — For some Californians, 2018 started not with a bang, but a blunt, after the sale of recreational marijuana finally became legal in the Golden State.

On 1 January, the day the new law took effect, people lined up outside the 90 or so licensed dispensaries throughout the state to purchase cannabis products using nothing more than a photo ID and cash.

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