CA Supreme Court: Marijuana Dispensaries Can Be Banned, But At Least They're Legal

Not this time

At least one major roadbloack in the way of medical cannabis reform in California was removed Monday when the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling — which says that cities and towns can ban pot clubs.

For now.

At least 200 places across the state — including San Mateo County and the East Bay's tonier cities — have not taken kindly to the state's medical marijuana scene and have banned pot clubs from doing business within their borders. And they are within their rights to do so, the court ruled on Monday. This means the Southern California dispensary that sought to overturn a ban in Riverside will be shut down, and other cities and counties could follow suit.

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