50 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In San Jose File For Permits Despite Strict RequirementsThere was a filing frenzy by owners of medical marijuana dispensaries in San Jose seeking as they sought to beat a registration deadline on Friday but strict new requirements force most of them close.
Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana DispensariesInside 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.
San Jose Lawmakers Seek To Shut Marijuana Clubs That Don't Pay TaxesThree 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.
Pelosi Criticizes Federal Crackdown On Medical MarijuanaHouse Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing the Obama administration for its crackdown on California medical marijuana dispensaries.
Bill To Regulate California Pot Clubs Clears 1st HurdleA bill aimed at bringing order to California’s medical marijuana economy has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
Marijuana Advocates Rally At SF City Hall After Oakland RaidsAn 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.
Enrollment Sinks At Oaksterdam University Amid Federal Pot Shop CrackdownA federal crackdown on medical marijuana clinics has been a buzzkill for an Oakland school dubbed the “Princeton of Pot.”
SJ Mayor Reed Seeks Higher Tax On Pot Clubs To Pay For Special ElectionSan 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.
Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Federal Government Over Dispensary CrackdownMedical marijuana advocates in California are suing the federal government in an effort to quash a recent crackdown on the state’s pot dispensaries.
Sonoma County Addresses Medical Marijuana Growing PainsMedical 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.
Feds Detail Planned Crackdown On California Medical Marijuana IndustryFederal 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.
2 Sought In Armed Robberies At San Jose Marijuana DispensariesPolice are looking for two men in connection with armed robberies last month at two marijuana dispensaries in San Jose.