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Galt pot dispensary can stay open, judge says

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Posted: Friday, May 28, 2010 12:00 am

A medical marijuana dispensary will remain open in Galt after a Superior Court of Sacramento County judge refused Thursday to issue a temporary restraining order.

At the hearing in Judge Rudolph Loncke's chambers, the city argued that the dispensary was in violation of zoning codes, and could be a health and safety issue.

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12 comments:

  • posted at 10:30 pm on Mon, May 31, 2010.

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    Wow...the city attorney couldn't get a simple restraining order...time to send him back to law school for an update or somthing, lol. Oh and notice he had to go get help by hiring an outside attorney. I thought we were going to save money by having an in house attorney?

     
  • posted at 10:23 am on Sun, May 30, 2010.

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    Just boil the stems and buds in a tea strainer until the oil comes to the top and you have cannabis oils that blend very nicely with green tea. Many in Lodi indulge in it, including the "rich and famous". After paying $300 a night or more just for your room, I don't think the wine and rose is very popular anymore. I see Munson sold one of his million dollar mansions for $500,000+ and they sold their hard licquor license to the Ro$ewood, I would assume to generate some cash for hard times. He should have built that hotel in downtown Lodi when the city held everything up and put it on hold for 9 months or so to keep any outside investors from coming to Lodi to build that hotel. That's the way the good old boys take care of one another. With the economy in the dumps and not expected to recover anytime soon, their reign is coming to a slow end with no one to fleece but each other.

     
  • posted at 5:40 pm on Sat, May 29, 2010.

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    pre$$ure$on I hear they can make dope tea from the weed. I wonder if some of our local wineries can find a way to let it ferment into pot wine? Ahh its soft on the palate and gives notes of fresh apricot, leather and licorice with a nice finish. Robust and fresh, yet not impertinent!Wine and roses talk...sort of like rappers and homies spittin about the hood. Its only GRAPES!

     
  • posted at 11:42 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    Well, here comes the beginning of the end of the winery business, legalized marijuana. Bring it on.

     
  • posted at 8:24 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    Obtaining a medical marijuana card is a joke. There are plenty of doctors willing to compromise their integrity for the money if you want one. As far as dispensaries being "lawful", I feel violating a city ordinance along with Federal laws puts the whole thing into question.

     
  • posted at 5:20 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    As long as these dispensaries operate lawfully, I think they are fine. I think people get the wrong impression and think that you can just walk up to a small window and get your weed. There is a procedure that most have to go through to get it such as a prescription from a doctor. What makes me angry though...is the people that "fabricate" having some sort "need" for POT. They are also the same ones that feel it necessary to smoke while driving down the road in their vehicles. We have enough issues with Alcohol as it is. Give this stuff to the people that really need it.....Make them jump through the hoops and qualify for it....instead of just making it legal for EVERYONE to use....Some are not responsible or mature enough to do what is right!!

     
  • posted at 4:54 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    "Clare compared it to a gambling or prostitution business opening..." He's kidding right?! Apples and oranges Mr. Clare. In no way can these two be put into the same category as a dispensary. Nor can a City Ordinance overrule State law. Good luck with that argument. If the City of Hickville, oops mean Galt, would be smart about this, allow the dispensary, but collect tax or fees. Why not make a little money from a business? Hmmmm....

     
  • posted at 4:19 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    CLA: you have no right to speak for one of my family members who has a non-operabale brain tumor. You don't care what the benefits are to the people who use it. Remember you have to first get a note from a doctor to get a cannabis card. So why don't you go after all the doctors and the medical community who are backing these patients and agree with the benefits they are getting from it. Also, the judge only did what the majority of judges are doing with marajuana cases. The tides are changing.

     
  • posted at 2:39 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    And Life goes on... in Toonerville North.

     
  • posted at 1:51 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    Making weed against the law is like saying God made a mistake. Think about it. It's a plant. It's not changed. Nothing else is added and it's smoked in it's natural form. At one time Coke-a-Cola syrup was for medicinal purposes. Drinking beer is legal. You die of sciross of the liver or if you don't drink you can be the victim of a DUI. Prescription narcotics are legal and highly abused. Who has the right to say it's ok for you to be under the influence of these legal and dangerous Intoxicants but say pot is a no-no?

     
  • posted at 1:48 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    Whether you are for or against the dispensary, no arrogant, dorsal cavitied judge should be ruling against a duly constituted city ordinance. Galt should direct the police to chain up the building and tell the judge there are much warmer places he can work where it will never get cold.

     
  • posted at 12:27 am on Fri, May 28, 2010.

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    I heard about this when it first opened. I believe this is a really stupid idea concerning pot. It alters your mind... It is NOT A PAIN RELIEVER!!!!! People are so stupid to think so. Only peole who do drugs are for this!!!!

     
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