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Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The Test

Medicinal marijuana is legal in California. But what are patients really buying when they shop at their local dispensary? Reporter Mike Sugerman conducted a random test.

11/17/2014

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Pot Dispensary Rules In Effect In SJ; Clubs Say Shudowns Coming

Controversial new rules that severely restrict the operations of medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits are now in place in San Jose, and many pot club operators say the regulation will put them out of business.

07/18/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Berkeley City Council Votes Unanimously To Require Marijuana Dispensaries To Give Away Some Pot

The city of Berkeley has given final approval to a proposal requiring medical marijuana dispensaries to give away two percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.

07/08/2014

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Berkeley To Force Marijuana Dispensaries To Provide Free Weed For Low-Income Patients

The city of Berkeley now requires medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2 percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.

07/02/2014

Dave Armstrong's cannabis operation MediMart is able to stay open because of Sam Jose's "closed loop collective" rule. (CBS SF)

San Jose Man Protects Cannabis Collective During City-Wide Crackdown

MediMarts owner Dave Armstrong will be the last man standing in what might be the only legal outdoor marijuana farm in Santa Clara County thanks to the closed collective system.

06/24/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Considering Strict Cannabis Club Regulations

The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.

12/10/2013

A vial of medical marijuana

Armed Robbers Take Jars Of Medical Marijuana From SF Dispensary

Twenty jars of medical marijuana were taken in an armed robbery in San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday, according to police.

08/09/2013

Students at Oaksterdam University in Oakland check out the Autospense medical marijuana vending machine. (CBS)

Marijuana Vending Machines Popping Up At California Pot Clubs

Vending machines are commonly known for dispensing snacks and sodas, but machines dispensing medical marijuana have created a buzz among California dispensaries.

03/20/2013

A vial of medical marijuana

Judge Turns Down Injunction Against Bay Area Pot Shops Targeted By Feds

A medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation’s largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown.

01/07/2013

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Judge Delays Ruling On Future Of Oakland Medical Pot ‘Superstore’

A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco is considering whether to allow California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary to continue to operate in Oakland while that city battles a federal effort to shut down the facility.

12/20/2012

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