Break Out Those Old Pot Prescriptions

  • Santa Clara County prioritizes medicinal marijuana and limits recreational sales to deliveries.
  • Most consumers of legal cannabis are recreational users, after all.
  • It’s a dilemma that local governments have wrestled with since the middle of March, when six Bay Area counties, followed later by the state government, issued stay-at-home orders and forbade all but ” essential” businesses to close down.
  • A couple of weeks ago, Berkeley issued an order that cannabis shops had to close, even for curbside pickup.
  • As of Tuesday, local dispensaries, customers, and some of their shops’ suppliers were mounting a pressure campaign to get Santa Clara to back off, just as San Francisco and Berkeley had done.

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