California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan tells a Colorado television station that the federal government shouldn’t interfere with states that have legalized medical marijuana.
This comes after the Los Angeles City Council voted this week to shut down pot clubs in the city.
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.
Bay Area medical marijuana dispensaries claim they are being cut off from allowing credit card transactions.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing the Obama administration for its crackdown on California medical marijuana dispensaries.
Federal prosecutors in California announced Friday a full-press crackdown on the state’s commercial marijuana industry, saying they will not allow large-scale, for-profit enterprises in the name of medical marijuana.
Councilmembers have been debating how to best approach the estimated 120 dispensaries currently operating within city limits.