Calif. High Court Rules Cities Can Ban Pot Dispensaries

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In a unanimous decision, the California high court has ruled that local governments have the power to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The decision upholds bans in about 200 California cities. But in a state with a robust pot economy, lawmakers still debate if and how to regulate the drug. We'll discuss the ruling and what this means for the marijuana market, its dispensaries and its consumers.

Guests:

Peter Hecht, reporter for the Sacramento Bee and author of the forthcoming book "Weed Land"

Don Duncan, California director of Americans for Safe Access

Jeffrey Dunn, Partner, Best Best and Kreiger LLP who represented the City of Riverside in this case

Scott McGregor, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California during the George W. Bush administration.

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