LA Times Editorial: Los Angeles Needs A New Medical Marijuana Policy

If L.A. doesn't change its existing rules, all medicinal pot shops in the city's boundaries will be illegal in 2018.

CALIFORNIA: In October, when Gov. Jerry Brown signed three bills establishing a statewide system to regulate medicinal cannabis, he called it a long-overdue framework that would “make sure patients have access to medical marijuana, while ensuring a robust tracking system.” He should have added: “Everywhere in the state, except Los Angeles,” because it turns out Read the full article…

L.A. medical marijuana shops challenge Proposition D ban

Attorney Arthur Hodge continues to represent California dispensaries.

CALIFORNIA: The Los Angeles City Council will meet behind closed doors today to discuss threats of legal action by the operators of two medical marijuana dispensaries ordered to shut down under voter-approved Proposition D, which pared back the number of pot purveyors in the city.