What a year!
The dawn of cannabis in California arrived in 2018, a truly historic year for the state, the movement, and everyone who benefits from access to marijuana.
It was exhilarating and challenging, as the largest legal adult-use market in the world grappled with shifting regulations and escalating testing standards. At the same time, new partnerships and philanthropy networks were made, setting the cornerstones of the industry’s foundation for years to come.
“I have been working on this for decades, and this was the year that the movement crested,” U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D, Oregon) told The Associated Press. “It’s clear that this is all coming to a head.”
As 2019 dawns, we take a look at the year that will always have an important place in cannabis history.