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Fate of San Diego Dispensaries, Local MMJ Industry on the Line as City Council Debates Ordinance

Chris Walsh  | April 18, 2013

The San Diego medical marijuana community is holding its collective breath as the city considers legal changes that would pave the way for dispensaries and lead to a revival of the local MMJ industry, which has been decimated in the past two years.

On Monday, the San Diego City Council will

San Diego Could Become One of Nation’s Hottest Medical Cannabis Markets – Again

Chris Walsh  | March 6, 2013

The national medical marijuana spotlight has focused squarely on Massachusetts ever since the state legalized MMJ in November, with consultants, law firms and other ancillary cannabis companies scrambling to get in on the ground floor of a hot new market. The launch of …

San Diego Medical Marijuana Revival on Tap? Mayor Vows to Pave Way for Cannabis Dispensaries

Chris Walsh  | January 10, 2013

San Diego’s battered medical marijuana industry is poised for a comeback after two years of turmoil that decimated the dispensary landscape.

And locals can thank one individual in particular: the new mayor.

In a surprisingly strong show of support for the MMJ industry, Mayor Bob Filner – who was sworn in last month –