San Diego City Council Passes Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Regulations

Issues raised in the judiciary committee hearing Thursday ranged from government regulation and Congressional involvement to the punitive effects the ban has on businesses and residents who don’t own their homes.

CALIFORNIA:  The San Diego City Council on Tuesday passed regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries in San Diego that will limit the establishments to no more than four per council district. The 8-1 vote, with Councilman Mark Kersey dissenting, sets zoning and operating restrictions for collectives. The panel has addressed the issue numerous times since California‘s Read the full article…

San Diego Drafts Ordinance To Give Marijuana Dispensaries Clear Rules To Operate Legally

A draft ordinance to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in San Diego is slated to go before the City Council in February, according to Interim Mayor Todd Gloria.

CALIFORNIA: Medical marijuana has been argued for years in San Diego, but operating dispensaries within city limits remains illegal 17 years after Californians passed the Compassionate Use Act. A draft ordinance to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries in San Diego is slated to go before the City Council in February, according to Interim Mayor Todd Gloria. Public Read the full article…

San Diego Files Complaint To Shut Down North Park Medical Marijuana Dispensary

"The City Attorney's Office began renewing its enforcement action on dispensaries,'' City Attorney Jan Goldsmith said. "The municipal code does not permit dispensaries in any zone and we will enforce the law to close their operation.''

CALIFORNIA: The San Diego City Attorney’s Office Code Enforcement Unit filed a civil complaint in Superior Court to force a medical marijuana dispensary in North Park to shut down because it was operating illegally under city zoning laws, it was announced Friday.

Medical Marijuana Restrictions Reinstated by Interim San Diego Mayor

While dozens of dispensaries were shut down under previous Mayor Jerry Sanders, many resumed doing business during Filner’s nine months in office.

CALIFORNIA: The San Diego Police Department and the city’s Neighborhood Code Compliance Office have been ordered to resume enforcing medical marijuana zoning restrictions, Interim Mayor Todd Gloria said Thursday.