On Election Day, voters approved a number of local marijuana taxes, which may bring simmering tensions between California and federal drug laws to a boil.
Compared to Prop. 19, the state attorney general’s race and city taxes on pot will have a much more lasting impact on marijuana policy in California.
Northern California Natural Collective operator Clinton Cronin makes the transition from a delivery service to a storefront in San Jose—but not without some legal tangles along the way.
On Oct. 14, protesters gathered at San Jose’s Terraine Courthouse to protest the arrests of 22 medicinal marijuana delivery people in a Sept. 30 police sting.
San Jose voters passed Measure U, a bill that will allow the city to tax marijuana businesses up to 10 percent.
Marijuana delivery services have spread throughout the Silicon Valley in the past year, but police doubt some of the services’ legitimacy.