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Medical Pot

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Waits For State To Rule On Pot Clubs

This comes after the Los Angeles City Council voted this week to shut down pot clubs in the city.

07/26/2012

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

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

Oakland Pot Trade School Set To Reopen Following Federal Raids

The famed marijuana trade school is reopening this weekend following a federal raid earlier this month.

04/18/2012

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

Medical Marijuana Advocates Sue Feds Over California Pot Club Crackdown

Medical marijuana providers and patients are suing the federal government to keep it from shutting down pot clubs in California.

11/07/2011

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

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

San Jose Police Chief Expects Licenses To Diminish Pot Club Violence

The San Jose city council’s move to dramatically restrict the number of medical marijuana collectives should greatly reduce the crime and violence associated with some of the unlicensed clubs, said Police Chief Chris Moore.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/21/2011

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Pot Dispensary Ban Could Become Reality In San Jose

Councilmembers have been debating how to best approach the estimated 120 dispensaries currently operating within city limits.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011

Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon Footprint

A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/15/2011

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