Oregon has a dispensary for every 5,500 adult residents. Colorado has one for every 4,200. And how many retail outlets does the Worldwide Leader in Weed offer its grown-up citizens? A single retailer for every 35,000 adults 21 years old and older.

Many reasons keep California’s tangle of licensing rules borderline unnavigable. On Wednesday, San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill that would simplify the licensing process. San Francisco Chronicle

  • Assembly Bill 2456 would have the Bureau of Cannabis Control develop an ordinance model for cities and counties to follow.
  • The elder-care union, United Domestic Workers of America, supports the bill, saying thousands of their patients are being harmed by legal weed’s statewide scarcity.