Articles Tagged With ‘Medical Marijuana’




SLO points to zoning, not ordinance in fighting medical marijuana

San Luis Obispo has turned to zoning code to keep medical marijuana dispensaries out of the city. Acting Community Development Director Doug Davidson rejected three applications for medical marijuana dispensary business licenses in July, citing zoning code incompatibility, not an emergency... (Continue reading)

California Medical Association wants marijuana legalized

California’s largest doctor’ group is calling for the legalization of marijuana despite its belief that there may be only questionable medical value. [LA Times] Trustees of the California Medical Association., which represents more than 35,000 physicians statewide, adopted the position... (Continue reading)

This is not an ad for marijuana

Escalating their war against medical marijuana in California, federal officials now will try to put a lid on newspaper, radio, and other media advertising of medical marijuana. U.S. Attorney Laura E. Duffy, whose district includes Imperial and San Diego counties,... (Continue reading)

Feds explain medical marijuana crackdown

Federal prosecutors announced Friday that they’re using property seizures and criminal charges to crack down on California’s commercial medical marijuana dispensaries. The top U.S. prosecutors in California said their enforcement effort “is aimed at curtailing the large, for-profit marijuana industry... (Continue reading)

Feds fire up anti-pot campaign

A looming federal crackdown on legal pot dispensaries in California is emerging in the wake of shifting sentiments in the Obama Administration regarding the use and sale of medical marijuana. This latest move by the U.S. government appears to be... (Continue reading)

Kern County moves closer to ban on medical marijuana

Kern County supervisors took another step closer to banning the sale of medical marijuana through nonprofit collectives and cooperatives Tuesday over the objections of a crowd that filled the chambers and marched down Truxton Avenue. [The Bakersfield Californian] The supervisors voted... (Continue reading)

Oceano medical marijuana co-op proposed

The fight over medical marijuana is headed back to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors within the next few months.[Tribune] The owner of a medical marijuana collective in Goshen applied in May to open a similar shop in... (Continue reading)

Testimony shines light on medical marijuana battle

A former Atascadero resident testified Thursday that large marijuana growers hide behind the cover of medical marijuana while growing hundreds of pounds of illegal weed to sell for big bucks on the black market. [NECN] “Everybody’s in this for money.... (Continue reading)

DEA licensing marijuana farms

Despite the federal government’s staunch opposition to medical marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Administration has licensed 55 pharmaceutical companies to grow cannabis for use in producing generic versions of the THC capsule Marinol, according to the East Bay Express. Marinol was... (Continue reading)

Marijuana doctor named in wrongful death lawsuit

The parents of a Cal Poly student who died after he was hit by a truck while walking on U.S. Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo filed a wrongful death lawsuit against three government agencies and a local doctor. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)