The LA City Council Revisits Medical Marijuana

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Since voters approved medical marijuana in 1996, California cities have been wrestling with how to regulate a substance that's illegal under federal law. Some 70 lawsuits are pending. The State Supreme Court is considering a lower court ruling against state legalization. In the meantime, the LA City Council is considering an outright ban — and another plan — allowing about 100 dispensaries to operate. We get more background, then speak with council members favoring each version.

Credits

Guests:
Richie Duchon - City News Service - @richie_duchon, José Huizar - Los Angeles City Council - @josehuizar, Paul Koretz - LA City Councilman - @paulkoretzcd5

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody