Palo Alto city attorney Molly Stump discusses city’s current marijuana laws, the changes that would result if voters pass Measure C, and how existing federal and state laws come into play.
Palo Alto voters decide Tuesday whether to allow three medicinal marijuana dispensaries to operate in the city. Other places, including San Jose and Los Angeles, have allowed dispensaries with mixed results.
After 15 years of legal operation in California, medical marijuana dispensaries are now under fire as they struggle to navigate conflicting federal, state and local laws.
Santa Clara’s narcotics squad plans to continue investigating medicinal marijuana dispensaries, putting it at odds with the district attorney’s office.