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Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana Dispensaries

Inside the Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary, Girl Scout cookies are one of the most popular types of pot for sale. Now, the real ones are also being sold outside.

02/20/2014

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

San Jose Lawmakers Seek To Shut Marijuana Clubs That Don’t Pay Taxes

Three San Jose City Council members plan to propose an ordinance on Wednesday that would give the city the power to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries that skip out on their taxes.

09/11/2012

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Pelosi Criticizes Federal Crackdown On Medical Marijuana

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing the Obama administration for its crackdown on California medical marijuana dispensaries.

05/04/2012

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Bill To Regulate California Pot Clubs Clears 1st Hurdle

A bill aimed at bringing order to California’s medical marijuana economy has cleared its first legislative hurdle.

04/17/2012

U.S. Marshals outside Oaksterdam University on 1600 Broadway in Oakland during a mulit-agency raid, April 2, 2012. (CBS)

Marijuana Advocates Rally At SF City Hall After Oakland Raids

An enthusiastic crowd of more than 200 medical marijuana patients and supporters rallied at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to hear six city supervisors and an Oaksterdam University official decry a recent federal crackdown on cannabis dispensaries.

04/04/2012

Oaksterdam University

Enrollment Sinks At Oaksterdam University Amid Federal Pot Shop Crackdown

A federal crackdown on medical marijuana clinics has been a buzzkill for an Oakland school dubbed the “Princeton of Pot.”

03/26/2012

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

SJ Mayor Reed Seeks Higher Tax On Pot Clubs To Pay For Special Election

San Jose’s mayor is calling for an increase in the city’s tax on medical marijuana dispensaries to fund a special election on the city’s pot regulations.

11/02/2011

A medical marijuana patient smokes marijuana during a protest outside of the State of California building on July 18, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Federal Government Over Dispensary Crackdown

Medical marijuana advocates in California are suing the federal government in an effort to quash a recent crackdown on the state’s pot dispensaries.

10/27/2011

A vial of medical marijuana

Sonoma County Addresses Medical Marijuana Growing Pains

Medical marijuana grows and illegal pot fields have become a major problem in Sonoma County, according to some residents, and the Board of Supervisors is now looking sweeping changes to laws applying to marijuana dispensaries.

10/26/2011

A medical marijuana patient smokes marijuana during a protest outside of the State of California building on July 18, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Detail Planned Crackdown On California Medical Marijuana Industry

Federal prosecutors in California announced Friday a full-press crackdown on the state’s commercial marijuana industry, saying they will not allow large-scale, for-profit enterprises in the name of medical marijuana.

10/07/2011

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