SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nation singer Willie Nelson, the youngsters of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comic Whoopi Goldberg are just some of the rising variety of celebrities publicly leaping into the marijuana business and eyeing the California pot market, which is predicted to blow up after voters legalized the leisure use of weed.
Regulators are nonetheless scrambling to get California’s leisure pot market launched and are racing to difficulty licenses to growers and sellers by early 2018. Nonetheless to be determined is who will obtain the primary licenses to develop, distribute and promote leisure marijuana.
Growers already cleared to promote medical marijuana in California could possibly be the primary in line.
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FILE – On this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, file photograph, actor-comic Cheech Marin joins Cheryl Shuman, government director of NORML90210, the Beverly Hills chapter of the Nationwide Group for the Reform of Marijuana Legal guidelines, as they seem at a information convention to launch a partnership with HempCon.com and Medical Marijuana Present, on the Los Angeles Conference Middle. Nation singer Willie Nelson, the youngsters of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comic Whoopi Goldberg are just some of the rising variety of celebrities publicly leaping into the marijuana business and eyeing the California pot market. (AP Photograph/Reed Saxon, File)
FILE – On this Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, file photograph, the Hollywood signal is seen vandalized. Los Angeles residents awoke New Yr’s Day to discover a prankster had altered the famed Hollywood signal to learn “HOLLYWeeD.” Police have additionally notified the town’s Division of Common Providers, whose officers patrol Griffith Park and the world of the rugged Hollywood Hills close to the signal. California voters in November authorised Proposition sixty four, which legalized the leisure use of marijuana, starting in 2018. (AP Photograph/Damian Dovarganes, File)
FILE – On this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, file photograph, then Honorary Mayor of Hollywood Johnny Grant holds up some paper marijuana leaf replicas throughout a ceremony honoring the late reggae legend Bob Marley with a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame in Los Angeles. Nation singer Willie Nelson, the youngsters of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and…