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Smoking Weed Banned In Sunnyvale

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to update the marijuana regulations in the Sunnyvale Municipal Code to maintain the City’s existing prohibition on commercial marijuana activities, and expressly make clear, in light of passage of the [Adult Use of Marijuana] AUMA, that all such uses (whether medical or recreational) continue to…

Mountain View Wants Weed

On Tuesday, September 19 the Mountain View City Council banned all commercial cannabis businesses in the city other than delivery services, but announced interest in allowing medical and recreational cannabis dispensaries to open in the city. “I was one of the 68 percent of the people in Mountain View who…

Belmont Bans Buds

On Tuesday, September 12 the Belmont City Council shot down a proposal by City Attorney Scott Rennie to ban the delivery of medical cannabis within the city but went along with a ban on dispensaries and all commercial growing and distribution of cannabis. The council voted 3 – 1 to have…

Santa Clara Rejects Temporary Cannabis Ban

On Tuesday September 12 the Santa Clara City Council rejected a proposal by city staff to ban cannabis dispensaries and commercial growing and distribution. Council members objected to City Attorney Brian Doyle’s move to ban the cannabis industry from the city, precisely the opposite of their direction on August 22.…

Santa Clara Favors Cannabis Dispensaries

Tuesday night a majority of the Santa Clara City Council declared support for regulating cannabis dispensaries before January 1, 2018, when California Prop 64’s retail provisions take effect. Council members favored taxing cannabis sales, distribution, and commercial cultivation to raise money for city programs, such as affordable housing and higher-paid…

Prop 64 Inspires New Wave of Cannabis Bans

Dozens of cities in California are adopting so-called “emergency ordinances” to ban non-medical cannabis in case Proposition 64, which would decriminalize some non-medical cannabis use by adults over 21 years, is approved by voters on November 8. Written to enable the corporate takeover of the state’s cannabis industry for profit…