Pages tagged "ban"

CA cities and counties crack down on medical cannabis

| April 13, 2015 |

The trend in cities and counties last week was to crack down on medical cannabis cultivation and distribution. San Joaquin County is moving to ban all cultivation, except by commercially licensed providers. That is bad news for patients who want...

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CA cities: License, ban, or let voters decide?

| March 09, 2015 |

California communities are still grappling with medical cannabis in the absence of a statewide licensing and regulation program. Dispensary applications in San Diego continue to move forward, clearing an important legal hurdle last week. Voters in Riverside and Yucca Valley...

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Happy MLK Day, California!

| January 19, 2015 |

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, California! I hope you are all having a safe and healthy holiday. There is good news and bad news at the local level in this week’s California Weekly Roundup. The good news is that...

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Local bans call for action. Are you ready?

| September 22, 2014 |

Contents: Message from the CA Director: Local bans call for action. Are you ready? State & Local News: National, state, and local news from communities all over California Public Meetings & Events: Riverside, Ventura, Washington, DC, and online Court Support: Redding and more Take...

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Maral v. Live Oak – Local Politics Matter

| March 30, 2014 |

A local ban on all medical cannabis cultivation stands after the California Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on Wednesday in Maral v. Live Oak, an appellate decision permitting cities and counties to prevent patients from growing their own...

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California Supreme Court picks February 5th for oral arguments to decide whether municipalities can ban local distribution of medical marijuana

| January 11, 2013 |

The California Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments this week in a case that has received widespread attention inside and outside of the medical marijuana community. The appellate court ruling in City of Riverside v. Inland Empire Patients Health and Wellness...

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City Council Repeals LA Ban, Now It’s Time to Regulate

| October 03, 2012 |

The Los Angeles City Council voted to repeal an ordinance banning medical cannabis patients’ cooperatives and collectives yesterday, clearing the way for a new ordinance to regulate hundreds of facilities in the city. The City Council adopted the ban in...

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ASA responds to LA City Attorney threats

| August 19, 2012 |

The Los Angeles City attorney sent hundreds of letters last week threatening property owners who rent to medical cannabis patients’ cooperatives and collectives in the city. The letters tell property owners they may be subject to stiff penalties, including fines...

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LA patients move to stop the ban

| August 10, 2012 |

The Los Angeles City Council voted to ban medical cannabis patients’ cooperatives and collectives on July 24. Now patients are taking the case for safe access to the streets with a voter referendum to repeal the ban. If we gather...

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Labor stands up for safe access in LA

| June 07, 2012 |

Organized labor spoke up on behalf of medical cannabis patients and workers in Los Angeles today. One hundred medical cannabis patients, workers, and advocates gathered on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall for a press conference hosted by the...

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