Politics & culture wars continue apace throughout California

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 And one of this was a ruling to extend the prohibition of the delivery and cultivation on medical marijuana in city limits.

In the face changing medical marijuana laws on the state level, Monterey had to address its prior ban on the delivery and cultivation before the city ceded regulatory power to Sacramento.

While some had hoped the city would liberalize its existing code, the city staff recommended to continue the prohibition—as Monterey Police Chief David Hober staunchly opposed cannabis for medicinal purposes being grown and distributed in the city.

Full Report: http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/news_blog/monterey-comes-down-on-ecigs-medical-marijuana-and-food-trucks/article_b0e285a0-996b-11e5-854a-b714a151b9bc.html