San Jose Considers Stricter Pot Club Ordinance, Outright Ban

The city wants to take another crack at regulating the medical marijuana industry. (Photo by it was 3 a.m., via Flickr)

Leveraging anecdotal evidence of increased crime and a poll conducted by teenage prohibitionists, the city aims to tighten restrictions on local pot clubs. Under new rules—if they garner a majority vote Tuesday from the City Council—dispensaries would operate no closer than 1,000 feet from a school, 500 feet from a substance abuse clinic and 150 feet from a home.

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