A lot of people in California are thinking about how to buy marijuana, a lot of them have grown it themselves.
But some are having a hard time finding a place to buy pot.
On Thursday, the California Department of Public Health (DPH) announced it will ban all marijuana retail stores in the state, including dispensaries.
“The DPH will close the door on all California marijuana retail sales to people in the Golden State,” the department said in a statement.
“This action will affect hundreds of thousands of Californians, many of whom have been living their lives in the shadows for years.”
The decision is expected to be followed by a similar ban on recreational marijuana sales, as well as a similar measure banning cannabis businesses in California cities.
There are currently a number of cannabis dispensaries in the country, but they are typically in private homes and businesses.
California is home to more than 5 million people and is the fourth-most populous state in the US.
The new restrictions come after a California judge in February said the state’s medical marijuana law is unconstitutional, and the state of Washington also struck down the law.
The announcement comes after the US government announced it was ending its ban on marijuana in July, but has not said when it will resume its prohibition.
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