California marijuana dispensaries open to recreational buyers for first time – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A close-up photo shows someone counting through money to buy marijuana.

Key points:

  • Marijuana has been legal for medicinal purposes in California since 1996
  • New Year’s Day marked the first time it was able to be bought and sold for recreational use
  • Confusion over licensing laws has left dispensaries around the state in limbo

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