Los Angeles

Hempcon To Be Held in LA This Weekend

Hempcon To Be Held in LA This Weekend

Hempcon, one of America’s biggest medical marijuana conventions, is being held this weekend in Los Angeles.  The event comes right on the heels of Los Angeles’ approval of Proposition...
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...
Haze of Confusion Surrounds Critical LA Ordinance Vote – JD Clears the Air

Haze of Confusion Surrounds Critical LA Ordinance Vote – JD Clears the Air

Welcome to your weekly installment of JackDanieL’s editorial column.  This week, Jack tackles the important upcoming vote on three medical marijuana-related ordinances that are being put before Los Angeles voters.  This...
The Secret Cup – Los Angeles 2013

The Secret Cup – Los Angeles 2013

Welcome to your weekly installment of JackDanieL’s editorial column.  Each week, Jack will take on a new topic in a style that is all his own.  Aside from writing...
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...
Second Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for Los Angeles Ballot

Second Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for Los Angeles Ballot

According to the Los Angeles City Clerk, a second marijuana initiative has gathered enough signatures to appear on the May ballot. The Initiative would allow only about 100 medical...
California Court Defines Marijuana “Abuse” vs. “Use” In Case of Medical Marijuana Patients with Children

California Court Defines Marijuana “Abuse” vs. “Use” In Case of Medical Marijuana Patients with Children

A California appeals court has released a father, “Paul M.,” from court-mandated parental supervision after distinguishing between marijuana “abuse” and “use.”  This ruling could act as a precedent for...
Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Dispensary Initiative Signatures Submitted to City Clerk

Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Dispensary Initiative Signatures Submitted to City Clerk

Last night, the Committee to Protect Patients and Neighborhoods submitted signatures to the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office in support of their initiative that would allow only a small...
LA Mayor Villaraigosa Keeps Open Mind Toward Marijuana Legalization

LA Mayor Villaraigosa Keeps Open Mind Toward Marijuana Legalization

Following reports that over 50% of Americans support marijuana legalization, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa revealed that he is not sure if he supports legalization, but he is open...