Now What? A Dispensary Owner, a Scientist, a Defense Expert and a City Manager Reflect on the New Pot Law

Carl Clines, a soft-spoken entrepreneur in a white lab coat, owns California Alternative Caregivers, a marijuana dispensary on the second floor of a funky two-story office building on Lincoln Boulevard in Venice.

A banner hanging from the balcony announces “the oldest and most female-friendly collective in the city of Los Angeles.”

With only about 1,200 square feet, the dispensary is maze-like, with a reception area on one level and the cannabis display hidden in the back, up a short staircase.

Thursday evening, I dropped by to get a sense of how marijuana legalization, approved by a wide margin Tuesday, might change his life.

– Read the entire article at LA Times.