LA pot shops to begin selling legal weed – Curbed LA

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published January 19, 2017, and has been updated with the most recent information.

Los Angeles residents looking to take advantage of California’s new laws allowing the sale of recreational marijuana may find it a little easier to do so, starting as soon as Saturday.

That’s when the first stores in the city of Los Angeles will be able to sell the drug for non-medicinal purposes, according to Alex Traverso, communications chief for the California Bureau of Cannabis Control.

Though recreational sales officially became legal at the state level January 1, few more at