As the top pot-producing state in the nation, California could be on thin ice with the federal government

10/1/17–The new California Bureau of Cannabis Control is scrambling to put regulations in place to begin issuing state licenses to grow, transport, and sell marijuana starting Jan. 2. Those rules explicitly prohibit the export of marijuana to other states. California officials say they plan to impose regulations to keep pot off the black market and ensure that marijuana offered for sale is safe. But leaders of the marijuana industry remain concerned the surplus will still need to be addressed. If the new regulated system in California does not make a dent in exports, more federal action is likely. Read