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James Shaw Provides Alternatives to LA City Council

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2012 10:17 Written by The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients Wednesday, 1 February 2012 05:06

Our point in providing two example motions of alternatives that allow the City to regulate as if the Pack decision were published citable law is that it allows us to highlight the matter that our City Attorney is not accurate when he proclaims to City Council that he has received no input from patient advocates. There are now at least four alternatives from three advocacy groups that have been sent to the City Attorney’s office and probably also given to you. But what you apparently don’t know is that you can currently regulate with some version of the current ordinance.

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Los Angeles City Council Should Examine Ban Alternatives

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2012 10:14 Written by The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients Thursday, 26 January 2012 10:31

Since L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar announced the day before Thanksgiving a motion to ban medical cannabis dispensaries (with the support of the City Attorney), the Union has been meeting with Council staff to discuss the problems dispensaries were allegedly causing and ways to remedy these. It is true that there have been some bad operators, although most patient associations have tried hard to be good neighbors. And the Council members get calls about

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Abatement with Current Regulation and Powers – Draft Motion for Los Angeles City Coucil

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2012 10:19 Written by The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients Thursday, 26 January 2012 07:00

Commencing in 2005, more than 850 medical marijuana collectives opened storefront dispensaries and cultivation locations in the City by 2009, claiming protection under the Compassionate Use Act (CUA) and the Medical Marijuana Program Act (MMP), according to L.A. Police Department Chief Charlie Beck.

The City’s efforts at regulating and limiting the numbers of these medical marijuana collectives,

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