Jul 31 2009

Comparing California cannabis/marijuana legalization initiatives

Posted by J. Craig Canada in Examiner.com, law, legalization, tax

To date there are two initiatives filed in California that will legalize marijuana.  There are marked differences between them. The first was filed 15 Jul 09 by California Cannabis Initiative 2010.  The name of their initiative is “The Tax, Regulate and Control Cannabis Act of 2010”.  To avoid confusion and for brevity this initiative will Continue reading →

Jul 29 2009

Oaksterdamn U wants to tax marijuana without limit

Posted by J. Craig Canada in Examiner.com, legalization, richard lee, tax

On the heels of The Gang of Four’s stunning victory to tax money the sick and dying spend for medicine, Oaksterdam U has announced filing of their “Tax Cannabis 2010” initiative.  Richard Lee owns Oaksterdam U as well as one of the four licensed dispensaries in the city of Oakland, Coffee Shop SR-71. A copy of Continue reading →

Jul 28 2009

Santa Cruz passes 6 month medical marijuana moratorium

Posted by J. Craig Canada in city council, distribution, Examiner.com, law, moratoriums

Sometime around 6 pm today the Santa Cruz City Council passed a 6-month moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries and production houses. The city currently has 2 dispensaries, WAMM and no licensed grow houses.

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Jul 27 2009

Santa Cruz to extend medical marijuana moratorium

Posted by J. Craig Canada in city council, Examiner.com, moratoriums, Santa Cruz

During an afternoon session in the middle of summer the Santa Cruz City Council will vote to extend an emergency 45-day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries for 10 months and 15 days. It is the 23rd item on the agenda for the 3:00 pm session on July 28th.  Not only does the ordinance declare an Continue reading →