PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Recreational marijuana becomes legal in California in January. Voters approved Proposition 64 last November, giving those over 21 the right to smoke marijuana or ingest cannabis products.
For years, Placer County has welcomed conventional retail stores for the bonanza of tax dollars, but county leaders want nothing to do with purveyors of Marijuana. The Medical Cannabis community calls that unfortunate.
“There is no storefront where patients can purchase that medicine, so it is very important that we get some dispensing mechanism up in that county.” says Richard Miller, a counselor at Sacramento’s “A Therapeutic Alternative.”
Supervisor Kirk Uhler, says it’s a