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Your Call: Is your city ready for legalized pot?

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California voters legalized the recreational use and sale of marijuana on a statewide basis. The law is set to go into effect on January 1. The roll out will depend on decisions made at the local level. The prospects for legal cannabis could look very different in Berkeley, San Francisco, and San Jose. What are the major differences? How do you want marijuana to be sold and marketed where you live? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Renee Kemp, and you.


Brooke Staggs, cannabis reporter for the Southern California News Group and a lead writer for The Cannifornian

Dale Gieringer, state director of California NORML and author of Marijuana Medical Handbook

Web Resources:
Cal NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)

CA.gov: Let’s Talk Cannabis -- What’s legal?

The Cannifornian: Covering the Golden State of Cannabis

OC Register: Here are the rules for legal marijuana in California once law goes into effect Jan. 1

East Bay Times: Oakland council passes cannabis regulation measures

The Daily Californian: City of Berkeley, state lawmakers prepare for dawn of legal recreational marijuana sales

SF Chronicle: Bay Area pot laws are confusing - Here's what you need to know

Rolling Stone: Inside California's Scramble Toward Legal Weed

CBS: San Francisco Isn’t Prepared For Recreational Marijuana Legalization

The Sacramento Bee: You can buy legal marijuana in four months. But is California ready to sell it?

Palo Alto Online: Cities Rush to Prepare for New Marijuana Era