Compton residents will head to the polls today
Compton residents will head to the polls today to weigh in on a pair of competing proposals for regulating cannabis businesses in the city, which currently bans marijuana dispensaries and other pot-related operations.
With the state’s passage of Proposition 64, which permits the recreational use of marijuana, the city drafted proposed regulations for marijuana dispensaries, while a petition drive led to a second competing measure on the same ballot.
The city’s proposal, known as Measure C, would allow marijuana sales while imposing a 10 percent business tax and banning commercial cultivation of marijuana in the city.
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