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Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 2 Comments

The City Council in Berkeley is hell-bent on taking the title of “Wackiest Elected Body.” They are heading toward proposing banning smoking cigarettes in your very own apartments, condos, and yes… even your single family home! I couldn’t make this up… http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Berkeley-s-next-smoking-ban-may-hit-home-4984302.php Mind you, this is in a city that professes to espouse a “do your own thing” mentality, and …

Filner and Marijuana

B-Daddy B-Daddy 1 Comment

I should have known.  First, let me say that I am in favor of all forms of legalizing marijuana, so of course, I am not opposed to medical marijuana.  I followed the link on this tweet from Craig Gustafson to read about Bob Filner’s medical marijuana proposal: Story on @bobfilnermayor ‘s med pot ordinance now with docs — executive summary …

Obamacare, Medical Marijuana and the tea party

B-Daddy B-Daddy 1 Comment

No this isn’t an article about whether Obamacare should cover medical pot. If you thought so, I recommend reading up on my blog’s agenda and purpose (links are not to sdrostra.com posts). Today’s U-T reports that a group known as Citizens for Patient Rights plans to introduce a ballot measure that would regulate medical marijuana in the city. The plan …

Banning medical marijuana should be a deemed a criminal act

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 20 Comments

I wanted to add my own personal commentary to the Bilbray story about his daughter using medical marijuana. It’s rare that I have an emotional attachment to an issue, as most of my positions are based on hard-nosed facts and sensible logic. However, with the issue of medical marijuana — where I differ from most (not all) of my fellow …

Proposed San Diego Permit Rules For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Fall Short of Public Demands

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez

This Tuesday, the San Diego City Council will review new land use & permitting regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries, which have long been a source of controversy, criminal activity and quality of life problems in our community. Though polling data suggests that the overwhelming majority of San Diego residents are in favor of tough legal mandates for greater safety and …