CALIFORNIA HISTORY

 
 High Hampton Holdings California history
  • 1996 – VOTERS IN CALIFORNIA pass the “Compassionate Use Act of 1996” to enable persons in need of cannabis for medical purposes to use without fear of criminal prosecution.
     
  • 2004 Senate Bill 420 (SB 420 “Medical Cannabis Program”), clarifies CUA & PROVIDES PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS who collectively or cooperatively cultivate cannabis for medical purposes A LIMITED DEFENSE to certain state criminal statutes.
     
  • October 9, 2015, California Governor signed “Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act” (the “Act”) into law, which consists of the following: AB 243, AB 266, & SB 643 effective January 1, 2016
     
    • Provisions govern cultivating, processing, transporting, testing, manufacturing & distributing medical cannabis to qualified patients
       
    • The Act contains statutory provisions that ALLOW LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO REGULATE OR PROHIBIT THE CULTIVATION OF CANNABIS THROUGH LAND ZONE USES & CONDITIONAL PERMITS PROGRAM & provide that the Act does not supersede or limit local authority for enforcement.
       
  • November 8, 2016, Proposition 64 Recreational Marijuana passed