CA PASSES BILL: PENALTIES: POT SALES TO KIDS

The California Assembly passed the third reading of SB-1451 Licenses: sale to underaged persons: penalties.  The bill would provide the Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) with the authority to revoke or suspend the license of a medical or recreational retailer or microbusiness that sells or provides marijuana to someone who is under the legal age of 21 or permits the underage person to consume cannabis on the licensed premises.  The suspension or revocation would be applicable to the license for the premises where there cannabis was sold, provided or consumed.  The bill also provides the Bureau with the authority to bring additional sanctions against the licensee for the violations.