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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Hayward and San Leandro voters will decide whether to tax marijuana sales in their cities if recreational use is legalized in California. Both councils agreed to put the proposed taxes on the November ballot to collect the potential revenue as soon as possible. Also on the ballot is Proposition 64, which would legalize the adult use of 
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First came the legalization of medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivation, manufacturing and delivery services in Salinas. Now comes another thorny question: How much will these businesses be taxed? Salinas residents will have a chance to cast their vote on a marijuana business tax in the Nov. 8 general election. For cultivators, the city proposed a rate of $15 
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A split San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors directed staff Tuesday to develop an urgency ordinance regulating the cultivation of medical marijuana that, if adopted, could be on the books until the elected officials pass permanent rules. With a 3-2 vote — Supervisors Adam Hill and Bruce Gibson dissented — the board directed county staff to come back 
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By Deb Murphy Bishop City Council just said no to most elements of the state’s recreational marijuana legislation at Monday’s meeting, but will be doing more research and constituent-talking on indoor cultivation and delivery within the city limits. Council wrapped itself around an axle on allowing cultivation for medicinal use late last year, in the end opting 
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Bakersfield’s Marijuana Initiative won’t be added to the already bulging November ballot despite 22,000 residents having signed petitions supporting the measure. The proposal to replace the City of Bakersfield’s marijuana dispensary ban with state regulations just hasn’t attracted enough qualified signatures yet. Kern Citizens for Patient Rights, which has spent nearly $60,000 on the effort, needs at least 15,438 verified 
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