medical cannabis http://kalw.org en Cannabis news roundup: September 4, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-september-4-2012 <p>(CourthouseNews.com) &nbsp;// Harborside Health Center’s landlord in San Jose is asking a federal judge to <a href="http://www.courthousenews.com/2012/08/29/49773.htm">stop HHC from growing</a> or storing marijuana on the property, saying that they thought it was legal to operate such a dispensary when they originally leased the space. The move is an attempt to prevent the U.S. Dept. of Justice from seizing the property for harboring illegal activities.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:11:06 +0000 Steven Short 16151 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup: September 4, 2012 Cannabis news roundup: August 7, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-august-7-2012 <p>(Newsday) // The federal tax court has <a href="http://newyork.newsday.com/news/health/medical-marijuana-tax-deductions-for-businesses-not-valid-court-rules-1.3885270">ruled against</a> San Francisco&rsquo;s now-closed Vapor Room. It means the business owes thousands of dollars in back taxes &ndash; and has wide implications for all dispensaries.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:37:17 +0000 Steven Short 14725 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup: August 7, 2012 Cannabis news roundup: June 19, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-june-19-2012 <p>&nbsp;</p><p>(Medical Marijuana Business Daily) // Patients will need greenbacks to purchase their green bud at cannabis dispensaries throughout the US starting next month &ndash; unless they have a Discover card. Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS), the main national credit card clearinghouse working with dispensaries, notified them by email that&nbsp; the company will <a href="http://mmjbusinessdaily.com/2012/06/18/exclusive-medical-marijuana-dispensaries-no-longer-able-to-accept-visa-mastercard-as-of-july-1/">stop processing Visa and Mastercard transactions</a> as of July 1&hellip;</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:02:39 +0000 Steven Short 12381 at http://kalw.org Cannabis news roundup: June 19, 2012 SF Democrats demand that Feds cease cannabis closures http://kalw.org/post/sf-democrats-demand-feds-cease-cannabis-closures <p><span id="internal-source-marker_0.20722709595673672" style="font-size:19px;font-family:'Times New Roman';color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">The </span><a href="http://sfdemocrats.org/"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:'Times New Roman';color:#0000ff;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;">San Francisco chapter</span></a><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:'Times New Roman' Mon, 30 Apr 2012 20:44:25 +0000 Steven Short 9852 at http://kalw.org SF Democrats demand that Feds cease cannabis closures