JULY 2, 2011: US Medical Marijuana Programs| Deputy US AG Memo Clarifies Justice Department Position On Who They Are At "War" With
Regarding California's Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) the month of July 2011 seems to be a turning point in how local officials will be viewing their own positions of who is a "suspect of interest" and who is not in the FEDs "war on drugs" ...
BURBANK - The first rule of operating a medical marijuana dispensary: Don't call it a dispensary.
Call it a "collective" or "cooperative" instead, and that should get you on your way to legally running a pot clinic, according to a two-day seminar on starting up a medical marijuana business that began in Burbank on Saturday.
The seminar, put on by 420 College, a Fresno-based marijuana industry training group, aims to provide the latest information on fast-changing pot laws and regulations for medical marijuana businesses.
Craig said the growers he has talked to who are trying to stay within the rules agree with the caregiver ruling. He said that with the caregiver aspect resolved, the next issue will involve marijuana collectives and cooperatives–things the county could zone against.