Medical marijuana

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose Begins The Process Of Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

This comes after the San Jose City Council approved strict new regulations this week, limiting where dispensaries can operate.

12/12/2013

A man rolls a marijuana cigarette during a demonstration in front of the San Francisco Hall of Justice July 12, 2005 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority In Bay Area, California Favor Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Considering Strict Cannabis Club Regulations

The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.

12/10/2013

Sebastopol Mayor Robert Jacob is also executive director of two medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County. (City of Sebastopol)

Marijuana Dispensary Director Becomes Sebastopol Mayor

The Sebastopol City Council Tuesday night unanimously selected as mayor the founder and executive director of two Peace in Medicine licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County.

12/04/2013

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Bay Area Representatives Ask U.S. Attorney Back Off On Medical-Marijuana Crackdown

Four California members of Congress are calling on US Attorney Melinda Haag to halt work on closing medical-marijuana dispensaries.

11/26/2013

A vial of medical marijuana

Obama Administratrion Permits California, Other States To Manage Marijuana

In a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.

08/29/2013

A vial of medical marijuana

Armed Robbers Take Jars Of Medical Marijuana From SF Dispensary

Twenty jars of medical marijuana were taken in an armed robbery in San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday, according to police.

08/09/2013

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In Concord

Outdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.

06/19/2013

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

SF Lawmaker’s Bill To Regulate Pot Sales Fails In Assembly

The legislation from Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco would have monitored the production and sale of medical marijuana through the state’s alcohol enforcement department.

05/31/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Votes To Raise Medical Marijuana Tax

The increased tax rate is expected to generate about $1.5 million in additional revenue a year for the city.

05/22/2013

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