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A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Pot Growers Fight For Referendum On Dispensary Closures

Medical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.


Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Federal Prosecutor’s Threats Slow Oakland Medical Marijuana Plans

The Oakland City Council has voted to double the number of licensed medical marijuana dispensaries, but plans to wait until at least fall to decide on allowing cultivation after a recent warning from the U.S. Department of Justice.


A vial of medical marijuana

Tax Revenue From San Jose Pot Clubs Dips

In May, San Jose received about $17,000 from a half dozen marijuana collectives, down from nearly $300,000 in March and April.


A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Collects Nearly $300,000 From Pot Tax

In a strange twist, the number of police officer layoffs in San Jose may be reduced because of revenue generated by medical marijuana dispensaries.


The fire scene at  450 Drake St. in San Jose (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Destroys San Jose Pot Club

A fire in San Jose Friday morning left four people displaced and a cannabis dispensary completely destroyed, a fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

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Marin Pot Club Operator Says IRS Demands Millions

The founder of a Marin County medical marijuana dispensary says the Internal Revenue Service is demanding millions of dollars in back federal taxes.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011

Marijuana Cigarette (AP)

San Jose Mayor Proposes Auctioning Pot Club Licenses On eBay

San Jose may weed out the number of medical marijuana clubs in the city from more than 100 to just 10 by auctioning licenses on eBay, Mayor Chuck Reed said.


Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Mountain View Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The city council has voted to extend indefinitely its prohibition on medical marijuana clubs.


Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Oakland Considers Tweaking Marijuana Cultivation Law

Oakland officials were considering new amendments to a city law that licenses large medical marijuana growing operations following a warning from the district attorney.

CBS San Francisco–02/01/2011

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

San Jose Becomes Medical Marijuana Battleground

As marijuana goes mainstream in communities across California, the state’s third-largest city has become the next big battleground over the drug’s future.

CBS San Francisco–12/18/2010