Smoking weed is often looked down upon–but in reality, marijuana is the best option for some people’s medical conditions. Long Beach’s Abel Avalos explains how medical marijuana could solve many of the issues created by prescription drugs. “People need to know all their options for medication, and maybe some will find that medical cannabis is […]Read More Op-Ed: Pills Won’t Help Our Addicted Nation. Weed Can.
The tinted-window storefronts with the green cross logo pop up in low income neighborhoods like Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles. Boyle Heights residents are bracing for an influx in marijuana dispensaries and retail stores now that California voters have legalized adult recreational use of cannabis. “Everywhere there’s a dispensary there is a nuisance-related issue.” […]Read More East Los Angeles residents brace for more pot shops
The California Supreme Court is expected to rule in May on whether cities can ban marijuana dispensaries. At the same time, Los Angeles voters will weigh in on three competing medical marijuana ballot measures. The debate centers on whether or not “pot shops” remain operational, and to what extent they are regulated and taxed. Read […]Read More Medical marijuana divides Boyle Heights and California
In February, The California Supreme Court heard its first case regarding a city’s right to ban marijuana dispensaries. A decision is expected sometime in May, the same month that Los Angeles voters will weigh in on three competing medical marijuana ballot measures. The debate centers on whether or not “pot shops” remain operational, and to […]Read More Boyle Heights residents disagree on medical marijuana