Even if the Hail Mary works and the City Council does allow more delivery services, a major consolidation and crackdown awaits.
Monday, the city of San Diego is set to debate the last remaining question before the City Council about marijuana: Where should businesses that manufacture, cultivate, distribute and test it be allowed? Or should they be allowed at all? Many people have no idea what’s going on or the profound changes in law, culture and economics that are about to hit San Diego.
In order to support his extreme bias against medical marijuana access, Lemon Grove City Councilman Jerry Jones has painted a false picture of the current state of medical marijuana regulation in the city and what the currently circulating initiative petition would accomplish.
How many medical marijuana dispensaries do we really need in our little town?
In this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis and NBC7’s Monica Dean discuss the outstanding questions as cities across the region decide to allow marijuana operations.
Non-storefront-associated delivery operators are in the same legal gray area as the rest of the businesses currently cultivating, extracting and manufacturing medical cannabis products within the city limits.
I oppose the sale and use of marijuana. But letting an outside advocacy group write the city’s rules isn’t the best path, either.
As part of a crackdown on illegal marijuana dispensaries, San Diego police conducted a raid on Aug. 2 and arrested 12 employees for illegally selling and distributing marijuana. They were targeting an unauthorized delivery service, and they found cocaine on site. But the bust brought up the long-simmering question about whether any delivery services are […]
On this week’s podcast, hosts Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts discuss the local issues surrounding the legality of the marijuana business. Also: A lawyer from the firm that conducted the big SANDAG investigation joins the show to discuss the most interesting findings.
Lawyers in San Diego and beyond worry the prosecution of a lawyer who represents a marijuana business could force a central tenet of practicing law – attorney-client privilege – to go up in smoke.