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Medical marijuana regulations advance in state Legislature

Medical marijuana regulations advance in state Legislature

Competing proposals to regulate the state's medical marijuana industry advanced in the Legislature on Thursday, capping a week of bustling legislative activity before state budget talks take priority for awhile in the Capitol. Lawmakers also voted on proposals to give workers more benefits. The state Senate backed an expansion of unpaid family leave, while the Assembly rejected a proposal to require businesses to pay employees double for working on Thanksgiving. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Double pay: An article in the June 5 California section about action in the state Legislature incorrectly stated that a bill to require businesses to pay employees double for working on...

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