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Los Angeles Initiative for Regulating Medical Marijuana Collectives Approved for Signature Gathering

Los Angeles Initiative for Regulating Medical Marijuana Collectives Approved for Signature Gathering

On Monday, Los Angeles City Clerk June Lagmay announced that an initiative that would cut down the number of medical marijuana collectives in the city has been approved to...
Singer Melissa Etheridge Endorses California Medical Marijuana Ballot Measures

Singer Melissa Etheridge Endorses California Medical Marijuana Ballot Measures

Singer Melissa Etheridge has been vocal of her support of the marijuana community for years.  After completing cancer treatment in 2004, Etheridge smoked marijuana daily to manage her pain...
Los Angeles City Council Votes to Repeal Medical Marijuana Collective Ban

Los Angeles City Council Votes to Repeal Medical Marijuana Collective Ban

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11-2 to repeal its ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. After the ban was approved by the council in July, LA marijuana...
Drug Officials Reporting Drop in Marijuana Crop Seizures in California

Drug Officials Reporting Drop in Marijuana Crop Seizures in California

With the end of California’s outdoor marijuana growing season fast approaching, drug officials are reporting lower than average seizures of marijuana plants.  This year’s seizures are the lowest since...
Feds Launch Action Against 74 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles County

Feds Launch Action Against 74 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles County

Today, Tuesday September 25th, federal authorities took legal action against 74 medical marijuana collectives in Los Angeles County, California. Closure warning letters were sent to 68 dispensaries, and forfeiture...
Almost 12,000 Marijuana Plants Discovered in California National Forest

Almost 12,000 Marijuana Plants Discovered in California National Forest

Last week, 11,857 marijuana plants were seized by the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office from the Los Padres National Forest.  In addition to the plants, thirty-eight pounds of processed marijuana...
Sept. 6 Deadline Set for LA Collective Owners

Sept. 6 Deadline Set for LA Collective Owners

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office announced yesterday that the city’s 1,000-plus medical marijuana collectives will need to cease operations and close their doors by September 6.  If collective...
Marijuana Supporters in Costa Mesa Trying to Get Collective Initiative on November Ballot

Marijuana Supporters in Costa Mesa Trying to Get Collective Initiative on November Ballot

In Costa Mesa, California, supporters of medical marijuana are working to get an initiative on the November ballot that would legalize collectives throughout the city. The Orange County Cannabis...
Solana Beach, CA to Vote on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Solana Beach, CA to Vote on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

On Friday, Citizens for Patient Rights announced that Solana Beach, CA voters will have the opportunity to approve an initiative which will allow and regulate medical marijuana collectives in...
8,500 Pounds of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

8,500 Pounds of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

On Wednesday, almost 350 bales of marijuana, totaling over 8,500 pounds, were discovered floating off the coast 160 miles west of Los Angeles.  The US Coast Guard busted a...