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San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted 8-3 to support a package of medical marijuana business-related laws that they will take a final vote on in March.  In...
Denver Rejects Ordinance That Would Have Banned Marijuana Smoking in Public View on Private Property

Denver Rejects Ordinance That Would Have Banned Marijuana Smoking in Public View on Private Property

On Monday, the Denver City Council rejected an ordinance that would have banned individuals from using marijuana in public view on private property, for example on a front porch....
Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

Denver City Council Votes Against Marijuana in Public View on Private Property

On Monday night, the Denver, Co. City Council voted to approve an ordinance that would ban people from using marijuana in a private yard or on a balcony if...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could be Coming to Santa Monica

The city of Santa Monica, Ca. could see two medical marijuana dispensaries moving in next year. The Zoning Draft Ordinance regarding medical marijuana collectives was released last week. The...
Denver Scales Back Proposed Law That Would Have Banned Smell of Marijuana

Denver Scales Back Proposed Law That Would Have Banned Smell of Marijuana

The city of Denver, Co. has decided to scale back a proposed law that would have banned even the smell of marijuana from public places.  A new draft of...
Long Beach Takes New Look at Medical Marijuana Collective Ban

Long Beach Takes New Look at Medical Marijuana Collective Ban

The city of Long Beach, Ca. has agreed to draft an ordinance that would allow medical marijuana collectives to operate in the city under a new set of regulations....
Los Angeles Voters Support Proposition D, Reduction in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Los Angeles Voters Support Proposition D, Reduction in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

During the mayoral election on Tuesday, Los Angeles voters had three opportunities to weigh in on medical marijuana dispensaries through Propositions D, E, and F.  Votes are still being...
Los Angeles City Council Votes to Prepare Third Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

Los Angeles City Council Votes to Prepare Third Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council voted 11-1 to draft a ballot measure to regulate medical marijuana collectives in the city.  This measure will be the third to...
Yet Another Medical Marijuana Measure Proposed for the Los Angeles Ballot

Yet Another Medical Marijuana Measure Proposed for the Los Angeles Ballot

Los Angeles has long struggled to come up with a viable solution for how to manage the proliferation of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.  Now it seems they...
Long Beach to Consider Extending Exemption that Allows Dispensaries to Operate

Long Beach to Consider Extending Exemption that Allows Dispensaries to Operate

An exemption that allows 18 medical marijuana dispensaries to legally operate in the city of Long Beach, CA will expire in almost one month.  That is, unless the City...