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Recreational sales of marijuana will begin on Jan. 1 in Sacramento, as the city now has multiple stores with the required city and state permits. A Therapeutic Alternative was the first shop to complete the permitting process on Friday.
Sacramento’s 30 medical marijuana dispensaries could apply for city and state permits to sell retail marijuana when it becomes legal on Jan. 1 under rules approved by the City Council in late November. This map shows the status of all of the dispensaries currently in operation: