Medical marijuana: What are renters' rights?

| March 08, 2011 |

Lily Leung, San Diego Union-Tribune Landlord attorneys and tenants’ advocates in San Diego County and throughout the state have for more than a decade dealt with a sticky subject that many want to avoid and few know how to address....

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Medical marijuana sellers can't take their money to the bank

| February 07, 2011 |

Susan Ladika, Conflict between state and federal laws over the legality of marijuana has left owners of medical marijuana dispensaries finding that their financial services can go up in smoke. They're caught in a legal gray area that makes...

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La Puente, South El Monte take first steps to regulating medical marijuana

| December 08, 2009 |

James Wagner, San Gabriel Valley Tribune LA PUENTE -- The City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to allow six medical marijuana dispensaries to open their doors.

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Medical marijuana patients can travel with pot from SFO, other Bay Area airports

| October 21, 2009 |

Mike Rosenberg, San Mateo County Times Considering the haziness surrounding medical marijuana laws, it may be surprising that some of the most uptight places in the Bay Area — local airports — are also some of the most laid back...

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Top prosecutor, advocacy attorney debate medical marijuana

| April 07, 2009 |

Josh Richman, Oakland Tribune SAN FRANCISCO — Sparks flew Wednesday as Northern California's top federal prosecutor squared off in a debate against a national medical marijuana advocacy group's attorney.

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Marijuana in Sacramento: healing power of pot

| May 21, 2008 |

Nick Miller, Sacramento News & Review It’s early spring in Sacramento. Trees are filling out with leaves; buds are beginning to flower. The morning air is fresh, crisp, clean. A security guard at a downtown medicinal-marijuana dispensary checks IDs from...

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Perris passes emergency ordinance to ban pot dispensaries

| January 08, 2008 |

Julissa McKinnon, Press Enterprise (CA) The Perris City Council took the first step Tuesday night to quash any medical marijuana dispensaries that might be budding in town.

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SELF-HELP LAW: California pot laws, Part 2

| December 11, 2007 |

Marc Komer, Willits News (CA) Proposition 215, the California Compassionate Use Act, was enacted by the voters and took effect on November 6, 1996. This law fundamentally changed who can be arrested for possessing marijuana in this state.

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San Mateo County may regulate pot dispensaries

| September 10, 2007 |

Michael Manekin, San Mateo County Times (CA) Two weeks after the DEA raided three San Mateo medical marijuana dispensaries that the county district attorney said violated state law, the County Counsel's office is preparing guidelines for the distribution of medical...

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Counties, cities set their own marijuana limits

| July 31, 2007 |

Paul Boerger, Mt. Shasta News (CA) It hasn't happened in Siskiyou County yet, but elected officials in other California counties and cities have passed ordinances governing how many marijuana plants and how much processed plant a legitimate user of medical...

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