Council Member Katie Valenzuela had signaled she would oppose the measure. She ultimately voted in favor, making the vote unanimous.
By Chris Callard, Public Information Officer, City of Paramount
Even pro-life members of the council rejected the resolution, citing legal threats from the state.
Temecula City Councilmember Jessica Alexander is sponsoring a resolution that would ban abortions in the Riverside County city.
Cities and counties across the state will give voters the option to legalize commercial marijuana markets this November, potentially creating up to 150 new licenses.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a measure that urges local police to make entheogenic plants “the lowest priority” for enforcement and requests that city resources “
Lompoc leaders could enact a moratorium on new cannabis businesses in the city amid concerns that a glut in the market is resulting in too much competition.
Brentwood, which prohibits commercial cannabis, has seen a rise in illegal home cannabis grows. That's not the case in Antioch where pot businesses are legal.
The Eureka City Council has updated local cannabis rules in an effort to streamline permitting and enforcement while expanding the types of activities the city allows.
The city's four existing cannabis dispensaries can now begin planning for on-site cannabis use.