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Walnut Creek joins Tri-Valley cities in banning medical marijuana dispensaries

Original post made on Aug 24, 2009

During a special meeting Tuesday, the Walnut Creek City Council passed an urgency ordinance establishing a temporary moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, according to city records.

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Posted by Chris
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:55 am

I find the desire for a moratorium to be very un compassionate. Who cares about the person you say doesn't look sick? I do. You don't have to look sick to suffer with Crohns, You don't have to "look sick" to be sick. No one but medical doctor can give an evaluation of legitimate sickness. the statistics are doctored to show favor towards prohibition. california law requires patient's have safe access. I suppose the council would rather them turn to the dangerous streets which ARE full of crime and violence. Marijuana users are law abiding citizens with real medical problems mitigated by medical marijuana.

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Posted by Jason
a resident of Dublin
on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:13 am

I don't have an issue with medical marijuana, but the dispensaries are a joke. Medical Marijuana needs to be regulated and dispensed through pharmacies like any other drug. Until that happens the whole program will continue to be a joke.

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