San Leandro Leaders To Decide Fate Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Monday

If the council approves the draft ordinance allowing dispensaries, the ordinance will go to the city's Board of Zoning Adjustments and Planning Commission before returning to the council for final approval as early as November.

CALIFORNIA: Nearly a year after the expiration of the city’s moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries, the  San Leandro City Council will decide Monday night whether to proceed with a plan to allow and regulate the shops, or ban them.

San Leandro Leaders To Decide Fate Of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Monday

If the council approves the draft ordinance allowing dispensaries, the ordinance will go to the city's Board of Zoning Adjustments and Planning Commission before returning to the council for final approval as early as November.

CALIFORNIA: Nearly a year after the expiration of the city’s moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries, the  San Leandro City Council will decide Monday night whether to proceed with a plan to allow and regulate the shops, or ban them.

Ammiano, Steinberg Throw A Medical Marijuana Hail Mary

SB 604 is a mashup of past Ammiano and Steinberg bills. It would create a new department to regulate the industry and codify as law the current state Attorney General's guidelines for medical marijuana.

CALIFORNIA: A last-ditch effort is underway this week to clarify California medical cannabis laws and get the feds off the state’s back. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and Senate leader Darrell Steinberg gutted and amended Senate Bill 604 on Friday and turned it into legislation that would regulate California’s medical cannabis industry.

Lawmakers Consider Medical Marijuana Bill To Protect California From Federal Raids

AB 604 would advance medical marijuana users’ interests by finally addressing the mandate of Prop 215 for a “safe and affordable” distribution system.

CALIFORNIA: The California legislature is about to vote on urgently needed legislation that would clarify the legality of medical marijuana sales, production, transportation, processing and testing through a state-regulated licensing system.

California: Assembly Considering Legislation to Restrict Use of E-Cigarettes and Smokeless Vaporizers

SB 648 would place vaporizers under the same stringent restrictions as tobacco cigarettes, banning their use in public buildings, restaurants, workplaces, hotel lobbies, and playgrounds.

CALIFORNIA: The California legislature is considering a bill that would ban the use of e-cigarettes and similar smokeless vaporizers in areas where tobacco smoking is banned (SB 648 – Sen. Corbett).