On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the laws and economics governing the sale of marijuana and the recent federal crackdowns on farms and dispensaries. Medical marijuana, a $14 billion industry, is a driving force in California’s economy. How should it be regulated? What do you think of the crackdowns? Join us at 10 or email email@example.com. What’s your experience with the marijuana industry and what’s in store for its future? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.
Tonight, a show called "Weed Wars" is premiering on the Discovery Channel, and it’s entirely based on the Bay Area medical marijuana trade. The premiere has interesting timing: Yesterday, a U.S. District judge in Oakland rejected a request from dispensaries to keep federal prosecutors from filing charges against them. It’s the latest in a series of events that have been challenging California marijuana advocates, kicked off by Melinda Haag, the U.S.