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Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Feds Order California Pot Dispensaries To Shut Down

Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.

10/06/2011

Woman smokes a marijuana cigarette at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic. (AP)

San Jose Pot Club Owners Confident About Ballot Measure

San Jose medical marijuana distributors say they are confident a referendum to overturn a city ordinance that taxes sales and sharply curtails the number of pot clubs will qualify for the ballot.

10/04/2011

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Pot Growers Fight For Referendum On Dispensary Closures

Medical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.

09/28/2011

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose City Council Approves Pot Club Limits

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday approved ordinances that will limit the number of medical marijuana collectives to 10 in limited commercial and industrial areas.

09/13/2011

Marijuana cultivation, pot growing indoor, hydroponic

Pot Club Tax Helping San Jose Close Budget Defecit

San Jose officials have said a new tax on the city’s pot clubs is bringing in a strong source of revenue at a time when the city is looking to close a $115 million budget deficit.

CBS San Francisco–05/15/2011

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

1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Stabbing Outside Sacramento Pot Club

Three people were stabbed, one fatally, outside a medical marijuana dispensary in Sacramento on the day pot users around the nation celebrate the drug’s unofficial holiday.

CBS San Francisco–04/20/2011

Marijuana Cigarette (AP)

San Jose Mayor Proposes Auctioning Pot Club Licenses On eBay

San Jose may weed out the number of medical marijuana clubs in the city from more than 100 to just 10 by auctioning licenses on eBay, Mayor Chuck Reed said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

New Tax On San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Taking Effect

A 7-percent tax on San Jose marijuana dispensaries takes effect on Tuesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/28/2011

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