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Stephanie Hedt

Stephanie Hedt is the policy communications associate at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics at USC.

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In California, dispensaries are required to screen out underage customers before they reach retail areas where cannabis marketing and products are displayed. (Photo/iStock)

Kids and cannabis: California dispensaries lack adequate screening to keep out minors, study finds

Many cannabis retailers have inadequate screening processes that allow minors to enter and view items that should be restricted to adults 21 and over, researchers at USC and University of California, San Diego, found.