Too many regulations, high costs are obstacles for California’s retail cannabis in first 60 says of legalization, panel says

A patchwork of state and county regulations and high costs associated with going legal may be pushing California’s retail cannabis growers further into the black market, a regulator warned this week, as the state takes stock of its first 60 days of legalization.

California’s top cannabis regulator, various county agencies and multiple state lawmakers are convening this week for a hearing dubbed the “First 60 Days of Proposition 64.” On Monday, Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner Tony Linegar…