Bay Area voters last week ushered in more than a dozen local weed ordinances, all but one concerning taxes.
Industry stakeholders discussed statewide regulations during a panel discussion hosted by the Silicon Valley Cannabis Alliance.
While San Jose rakes in $10 million-plus a year in tax revenue from cannabis, Santa Clara County is leaning toward prohibition.
Instead of trekking up to Hippie Hill in San Francisco, Silicon Valley locals celebrated the stoner holiday at San Jose pot clubs.
While many neighboring suburbs still cling to cannabis prohibitions, San Jose has become the de facto weed capital of Silicon Valley.
Some hoped Santa Clara County would take a cue from San Francisco and other cities that erased pot convictions in the wake of Prop. 64.
San Jose’s 16 licensed pot shops can sell non-medicinal cannabis to anyone over the age of 21 starting Jan. 1.
Former Casino M8trix owner Eric Swallow says the state broke the law by forcing him to sell his stake in the card club to his business partner.
In the wake of statewide legalization, San Jose cannabis users and patients will soon be able to have pot delivered to their door.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in California, but it will take some time to fully implement.