California on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state’s upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January. Time
Jars of legal recreational marijuana sit on the shelf of a Denver pot shop. A new study says nearly 60% of Americans now support marijuana legalization.(Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY)
New Year’s Day will usher in a host of new state laws around the country from the groundbreaking to the eccentric, including legalizing recreational marijuana in California, allowing guns on campus in Georgia and making pets subject to custody fights in Illinois.
In Tennessee, a new law permits barbers to make house calls, while in Minnesota, health insurance companies will now have to cover prescription eye drop refills before the expiration date.
A host of new laws in California push the boundaries in a number of social areas. Chief among them, California becomes the largest state to legalize the growing and selling of marijuana, while outlawing any toking in vehicles, even by passengers. Dozens of