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

A vial of medical marijuana

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

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

East Palo Alto Man Tries To Open Pot Delivery Service

A peninsula man was set to appear in front of the San Mateo County License Board Monday morning, seeking approval for a medical marijuana delivery service in San Mateo County.