What Does the Passing of Prop 64 Entail, Exactly?

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Marijuana is now legal in California. Whether you voted yes, or no, you are probably wondering what the new rules really are. Can anybody smoke weed wherever they want now? Who can purchase it and how much? Here is some helpful information to know about the passing of Prop 64:

≺ The law did not change the rules overnight so anyone cannot simply walk into a dispensary and purchase marijuana yet.
≺ The new Bureau of Marijuana Control will develop terms and conditions for retailers to follow by January 2018.
≺ Retailers must have a state license to sell.
≺ City residents will vote on additional regulations. Marijuana is legal in the state, but cities can still retain control for certain regulations.
≺ Recreational weed will have to be defined separately than medicinal weed.
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Preparing for the Holidays: DUI Checkpoint-Style

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This holiday season, be prepared for an increase in DUI checkpoints at night. As much of an annoyance you may think they are, they are set up to ensure a safe and fun evening for all.

DUI checkpoints may or may not be announced ahead of time, and they are not set up in the same locations each night. For those who have not experienced driving through a checkpoint, here is what to expect:

• An officer will motion you to slow down and drive over to the side of the road. Do not worry, they do this for all cars they choose. It does not mean you are in trouble.
• In some cases they will just want you to slow down and then you can drive off. In other cases, you will be asked to stop the car and roll down your window.
• They will ask questions like where you are going, where you are coming from...