Southern California

A Ton of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

A Ton of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

A small panga boat carrying almost a ton of marijuana was stopped and seized off the coast of Manhattan Beach, Ca.  Just before 3 a.m. on Saturday, Border Patrol...
San Diego City Council to Vote on Medical Marijuana Ordinance

San Diego City Council to Vote on Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Mark your calendar!  On Tuesday, March 5th, the San Diego City Council will vote on a newly written and revised ordinance to allow and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in...
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...
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...
In Landmark Ruling, California Court of Appeal Rules Dispensaries are Legal

In Landmark Ruling, California Court of Appeal Rules Dispensaries are Legal

Yesterday, the California Second District Court of Appeal ruled that medical marijuana collectives are legal under state law.  In addition, the court rejected all bans imposed by municipalities. As...
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...
Lawsuit Filed Against San Bernardino County MMJ Ordinance

Lawsuit Filed Against San Bernardino County MMJ Ordinance

Letitia Pepper, attorney and director of Crusaders for Patients’ Rights, is speaking out against San Bernardino County’s medical marijuana ordinance.  She is taking a new position against the ordinance,...
Federal Collective Crackdown Continues in Los Angeles County

Federal Collective Crackdown Continues in Los Angeles County

An ongoing crackdown on medical marijuana collectives throughout California has been perpetuated today, as federal authorities target dozens of collectives throughout 11 cities in Los Angeles County. In a...