Most of our patients arent on some sort of pharmaceutical drug that they were once on before cannabis, Taylor said. So why are these medical marijuana supporters are against recreational legalization? There are a few reasons and they all center on money; mainly how big money will profit. More regulation potentially, with more opportunity for corporations to get involved, said Taylor, The smaller fish are typically who gets hosed by regulation. Though, some people in the marijuana industry feel regulation is needed. Californias law only says collectives can exist, doesnt say how it can operate, said Nate Bradley, executive director of the California Cannabis Industry Association, Its the wild west because people can make up their own rules. There are no state requirements and thats the problem. CCIA is working to get recreational legalization on the 2016 ballot. If it passes it could also mean changes to medical marijuana regulations. Taylor is worried delivery companies like his would be shut down; hurting his patients who rely on deliveries. He explained there are a number of reasons why delivery companies like his are needed. Could be financial, or a health issue prevent people from leaving the home. We serve veterans and people with disabilities, Bradley said.
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