Calif. Pot Regulator Rips ‘Bizarre’ Take On Delivery Rules
Law360 (June 9, 2020, 6:52 PM EDT) — California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control slammed a suit by Golden State communities seeking to ban pot deliveries within their jurisdictions, saying the suit should be nixed because the communities’ reading of the law leads to a “bizarre conclusion.”
The BCC said in a trial brief filed Monday that the county of Santa Cruz and nearly two dozen California cities that brought the suit don’t have a legal leg to stand on.
The state’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act explicitly prohibits local governments from outlawing cannabis deliveries, the regulator argues.
“Indeed, plaintiffs are able to challenge the delivery regulation…