Calif. Pot Regulator Rips 'Bizarre' Take On Delivery Rules

By Mike LaSusa (June 9, 2020, 6:52 PM EDT) -- California's Bureau of Cannabis Control has slammed a suit by Golden State communities seeking to ban pot deliveries within their jurisdictions, saying the suit should be nixed because the communities' reading of the law leads to a "bizarre conclusion."

The BCC said in a trial brief filed Monday that the county of Santa Cruz and nearly two dozen California cities that brought the suit don't have a legal leg to stand on.

The state's Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act explicitly prohibits local governments from outlawing cannabis deliveries, the regulator argues.

"Indeed, plaintiffs are able to challenge the delivery...

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