medical marijuana


Tue April 21, 2015

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A rendering of Openhouse's planned senior apartments at 55 Laguna Street
Van Meter Williams Pollack architects

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area as curated by KALW news.

Work starts on LGBT senior housing // Bay Area Reporter

"Graffiti covers the interior walls throughout Richardson Hall, a vacant historic Spanish Colonial Revival style structure at the corner of Laguna and Hermann streets built in 1925 as part of the now-defunct San Francisco State Teacher's College complex.

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Fri February 27, 2015

Cannabis News Roundup: 02.27.15


Legalization from coast to coast, and beyond…  Price collapse worries Colorado dispensaries… Health… Opinion… and more.


Cannabis now legal in Alaska //  “One can now carry up to an ounce in public — consumption in public is still illegal — and one can give another person without remuneration up to one ounce or up to six plants with three flowering.”

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Wed October 15, 2014

Navigating California’s conflicting and chaotic marijuana laws

David Hodges enjoying his marijuana
Holly McDede

Medical marijuana is legal in California. Medical marijuana is not legal in California. Both statements are sort of true; while pot shops are allowed statewide, cities still have the right to ban them. In fact, 200 cities already do. That’s left patients on their own to navigate through California’s conflicting and chaotic marijuana laws.

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Wed April 30, 2014

East Bay Express: Back in the closet

From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: David Downs
The pain started for Randy Barrett when he was thirteen years old. He was whipping a three-wheeled motorcycle around the hills of Martinez. Back then, riding ATVs was "just part of life," he said. "This was the Seventies and Eighties. We had dirt bikes; we had three-wheelers - the ones with a big old front rubber tire.


Wed July 25, 2012

Cannabis news roundup

(LA Times) // The Los Angeles City Council passed a total ban on cannabis dispensaries July 24. It doesn’t directly impact dispensaries in other parts of the state, other than to add to the air of uncertainty surrounding the industry.

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