The city of Oakland filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday that seeks to prevent the U.S. Department of Justice from using its property seizure powers to get Harborside Health Center evicted.
While federal attorneys have moved to shut down an Oakland marijuana dispensary, one of the largest in the nation, the club has no intention of shutting its doors.
An Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that’s been billed as the largest pot shop on the planet is being targeted for closure by federal prosecutors in Northern California.
The Vapor Room in San Francisco’s the Lower Haight is closing , another victim of the federal crackdown on pot clubs.
The winning applicants were selected on Wednesday and were among 12 considered by the city administrator’s office.
A federal judge has rejected a request from medical marijuana dispensaries and patients to order an immediate halt to U.S. attorneys’ efforts to shut down pot clubs in California.
Solano County voters Tuesday appear to have elected mostly incumbents and a few newcomers to various city councils and approved a local measure that imposes a tax on marijuana businesses to provide for city services while defeating a measure that would have raised a citywide sales tax.
Medical marijuana providers and patients are suing the federal government to keep it from shutting down pot clubs in California.
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.
Medical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 49,000 signatures on Friday to qualify a referendum that would repeal San Jose’s restrictions on cannabis dispensaries.