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FAQ: Buying recreational marijuana in San Diego

FAQ: Buying recreational marijuana in San Diego

A year after California voters legalized recreational marijuana, cities from San Diego to Eureka are about to find out whether consumers will flock to licensed stores to buy it.

The state and many cities are hustling to write and issue the permits that retailers would need to begin selling cannabis on Jan. 1, a long-standing goal.

San Diego has already authorized a marijuana supply chain that covers everything from cultivation to testing to manufacturing.

Other cities are strongly opposed to the sale of “adult use” marijuana, and have...

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