Long Beach Votes To Legalize Recreational Pot

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California voters approved the sale and use of adult recreational marijuana in 2016. But Prop 64 gave local jurisdictions the final say on how to regulate it. (File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Recreational marijuana sales will soon be legal in Long Beach.

On Tuesday night, the city council voted to approve sales and regulate the local recreational pot industry.

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia tweeted that he plans to sign it into law as soon as possible.

Though California voters approved the sale and use of adult recreational marijuana in 2016, Prop 64 gave local jurisdiction the final say on how to regulate it.


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