Policy makers need to protect and promote the interests of people whose indigenous knowledge and toil developed a thriving national cannabis economy - in the face of harsh police crackdowns.
Pediatricians say they are getting increasing requests from parents for medical cannabis for kids for a growing list of conditions.
Illegal cannabis products still dominate the market. But a fanciful election promise has become mainstream reality.
To deliver good-quality cannabis, producers must simultaneously aim for both careful science and carefree highs.