The San Jose City Council was poised to take another step in the long process of legalizing the sale of medical marijuana; still, a number of questions were yet to be resolved surrounding the matter.
In May, San Jose received about $17,000 from a half dozen marijuana collectives, down from nearly $300,000 in March and April.
An interview with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed on the problems facing the city, including pension reform, a growing budget deficit and possible layoffs and cuts to city departments.
The San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a motion that would limit the city’s medical marijuana collectives to 10, taking another step forward in a prolonged and convoluted regulation process.
A group of San Jose city council members is pushing a proposal that would limit the number of pot clubs operating in the city.
Authorities were trying to determine if a serires of break-ins and robberies at San Jose pot clubs and growers’ homes is the work of a local gang.
The operators of what would have been the Peninsula’s first licensed marijuana collective have withdrawn their application due to a lack of support from law enforcement.
So far, a county special enforcement team has raided at least three pot clubs in the San Jose area, targeting problem clubs operating for profit illegally.
Several pot clubs in San Jose have decided to close up shop in protest of recent raids by law enforcement.
Police are looking for two men in connection with armed robberies last month at two marijuana dispensaries in San Jose.