San Leandro sets the stage for third dispensary, without open bidding process

San Leandro Mayor Pauline Cutter already hasa operator in mind for the city's potential third dispensary.SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL |San Leandro’s medical marijuana dispensary ordinance was amended Monday to include a possible third permit. The San Leandro City Council only recently awarded a second permit in July, and now with its latest action, is setting the stage … Continue reading San Leandro sets the stage for third dispensary, without open bidding process

San Leandro could be moving quickly toward a third cannabis dispensary

San Leandro quickly approved a second medicalcannabis dispensary in July.SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL |When the San Leandro City Council approved a second medical cannabis dispensary in July, its swiftness, coming just after awarding its first-ever permit to Harborside in 2015, was notable given the excruciatingly difficult path it endured to get even a single dispensary … Continue reading San Leandro could be moving quickly toward a third cannabis dispensary

Inside San Leandro’s trippy ride to its first-ever pot dispensary

Former San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, left,along with other council members at a town hall inJanuary 2013 on medical cannabis dispensaries.PHOTO/Natalia AldanaSAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL | For years, San Leandro's city leaders wanted absolutely no part of the medical cannabis industry. Medical cannabis patients could always go to Oakland, officials often said. But then two … Continue reading Inside San Leandro’s trippy ride to its first-ever pot dispensary