Riverside County marijuana ordinance

On May 24, the Riverside City Attorney’s office announced that the last medical marijuana dispensary in the city has been shut down. The declaration marked the 118th of such closures since 2007, when the city council enacted a land ordinance that banned medical marijuana facilities. That ordinance, and the 2013 California Supreme Court case that upheld it, made Riverside a major holdout against medical marijuana in a state that legalized dispensaries more than 20 years 
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With California voters likely to approve a ballot measure regulating recreational marijuana in November, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to evaluate the county’s options should the measure pass. The board took the responsible step of calling for a multi-agency evaluation of the county’s options of the legalization initiative, Proposition 64, as well as the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, which state lawmakers approved last year. Such an evaluation will lay 
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