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San Jose, CA, votes on plan for allowing and taxing medical marijuana dispensaries

San Jose Mercury News, March 31, 2010

As San Jose, CA, confronts a fiscal crisis forcing massive service cuts such as closure of popular community centers, the City Council moved toward allowing medical marijuana collectives as a potential new source of revenue. The council called for an ordinance to be brought back in June that would allow a limited number of medical marijuana collectives and impose additional taxes on them to help support city services.