The Guardian:  “The state that is the world’s sixth biggest economy will legalise cannabis on New Year’s Day – and expects a boom time for jobs and investment. . . . On Monday [January 1, 2018] , California, the US’s most populous state, and the world’s sixth biggest economy, will officially “hit it” by legalizing cannabis. . . . Overnight a shadow industry worth billions of dollars annually will emerge into the light, taking its place alongside agriculture, pharmaceuticals, aerospace and other sectors that are regulated and taxed.”