San Diego legalizes local supply chain for marijuana
San Diego finalized its legalization of marijuana cultivation and manufacturing on Tuesday, becoming one of the few cities in the state to have a fully regulated supply chain for the drug.
Making indoor pot farms and manufacturing sites for edible products legal will boost the economy, create jobs and improve the quality and safety of local marijuana, City Council members said before approving the legislation in a 6-3 vote.
They also said a local supply chain will eliminate the need to truck marijuana in from elsewhere, and prevent a local “black market” of unregulated cultivators and manufacturers that would emerge if the city outlawed those activities.
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