UFCW Western States Council Statement on Signing of the Budget Trailer Bill

“UFCW workers commend Governor Brown and Legislative leaders for adopting a roadmap for the future cannabis industry that protects small growers, prevents monopolies, and creates a pathway to high-quality jobs for Californians.  UFCW workers and a broad coalition of organizations committed to safe cannabis marketplace fought to uphold the will of the voters through this process and we are proud that the budget signed today stays true to Prop. 64.   Together, we are positioning California for a well-regulated marketplace that promotes consumer and worker safety, while ensuring a competitive marketplace that embraces small businesses.”