UC Study Dispels Claims Of Pot Dispensaries Increasing CrimeA new study finds there's no measurable increase in crime when a pot dispensary opens. What's more, when a dispensary is forced to close, there's an immediate increase in crime.
Oakland Looks To Repay Residents Hurt By War On Drugs With Marijuana Dispensary LicensesOakland city leaders are considering new rules for issuing marijuana club permits, which would favor people who have been convicted of pot crimes.
Mill Valley's Dipsea Cafe May Become Medical Marijuana DispensaryA beloved Mill Valley restaurant may become a medical marijuana dispensary next year.
Kathy Bates Signs On For Weed-Centric Netflix SitcomKathy Bates clearly has high hopes for her first foray into the world of streaming TV...
Pot Dispensary To Open In Former Site Of SF's Last Gun StoreWhat was once San Francisco’s last gun store will soon become the city’s newest medical marijuana dispensary.
Money Laundering Charges For Man Suspected Of Owning Chain Of Bay Area Medical Marijuana ClinicsThe alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics is facing criminal charges again after KPIX5 first reported on the case last year.
Girl Scouts Broke Rules By Selling Cookies Outside New Mexico Pot Dispensary, Officials SayTwo Albuquerque New Mexico girls sold more than sixty boxes of Girl Scout cookies after setting up shop outside a medical marijuana dispensary, but officials say they broke the rules.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Forced To Truck Bags Of Cash To IRS Office To Pay TaxesThere’s plenty of green to go around at the Harborside Health Center in Oakland, and there’s even more of it in their safe. Because the medicinal marijuana industry is legal in the state, but not federally, Harborside can’t use banks or credit cards for anything - including paying taxes.
Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Dispensary Business PagesThree of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.
Aptos Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Running Back Room Marijuana DispensaryA bar owner was arrested last week for allegedly running a marijuana dispensary at his Aptos business, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Vallejo Rejects $50,000 In Tax Money From Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, City Seeks To Limit ThemThe city of Vallejo no longer accepts sales tax money from medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials rejected $50,000 in taxes from dispensaries last week.
San Jose Heavily Fines Illegally Operating Marijuana DispensariesSan Jose has assessed over $160,000 in fines against illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. 19 of the city’s 23 collectives found to have been operating illegally have now closed.