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.
The LA City Council Revisits Medical Marijuana
Richie Duchon - City News Service - @richie_duchon, José Huizar - Los Angeles City Council - @josehuizar, Paul Koretz - LA City Councilmember for District 5, which includes neighborhoods in West LA and Encino - @paulkoretzcd5