In September, 22 medicinal marijuana delivery employees were arrested in “Up in Smoke,” a Santa Clara County sting operation. They claim innocence, expressing frustration with unclear medical marijuana laws.
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.
After a topsy-turvy race and flip-flopping polls, Californians voted to defeat Proposition 19 on Nov. 2.