City attorney Carmen Trutanich has ruled that a tax would be illegal, but that didn’t stop City Council members from approving a tax on medical marijuana.
Among the proposals: a new Office of Public Accountability that would evaluate proposed rate increases and investigate charges of fraud and abuse.
San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris holds a 31,483-vote lead over Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley in the attorney general’s race entering Tuesday’s ballot count.
California voters gave serious thought Tuesday to whether it was high time or a dopey idea to make their state the first to legalize recreational marijuana use and sales.
Officials say that results for Tuesday’s vote may not be counted until well after election night, which may make the most competitive races too close to call.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal government will enforce its marijuana laws in California even if the state’s voters approve a ballot measure to legalize the drug.
The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously voted to put a measure on the March ballot that would preserve emergency funds.