California High Court To Decide On Local Pot Shop BansThe state's highest court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether local governments can ban retail pot dispensaries within their borders. About 200 cities and counties already have, but this will be the first time the California Supreme Court entertains the question.
Openings Of Oakland Pot Dispensaries DelayedA hardline stance by the federal government on medical marijuana dispensaries and the reluctance of landlords to rent out their space is being blamed for a delay in the opening of new dispensaries in Oakland.
Shuttered Berkeley Pot Dispensary Reopening Down The Street From Old LocationA Berkeley medical marijuana dispensary forced to shut down by the federal government in May is reopening down the street.
South Bay Cities Ask Feds, State Clarify Medical Marijuana Regulation10 of the 15 cities within Santa Clara County have signed a resolution urging the legislative bodies to step up in this regard.
Pot Dispensary Ban Could Become Reality In San JoseCouncilmembers have been debating how to best approach the estimated 120 dispensaries currently operating within city limits.
San Jose Police Consider Gang Connection In Pot Club Break-InsAuthorities 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.
San Jose City Council Approves Medical Marijuana TaxThe San Jose City Council Monday voted in favor of implementing a 7 percent tax on medical marijuana facilities approved by a ballot measure voters passed last month.