Not just for Marin County anymore
By Steve Elliott in Chronic City
San Diego County finally issued its first medical marijuana identification cards on Monday, and San Bernardino County will follow suit next month -- a full six years after being instructed to do so by the state legislature.
"We had to wait until all the legal matters were settled before implementing the program," Adrienne Collins Yancey of the San Diego County Health Department told local TV station KGTV. What "legal matters," you ask? Why the six-year delay?
Well, that would be because both counties -- along with seven other, predominantly rural, California counties that followed their lead -- flat-out refused to implement the program until legally forced to do so.
Read the rest at Chronic City in the SF Weekly blog, "The Snitch":
Chronic City: Six Years Later - San Diego, San Bernardino Counties Finally Issuing Medical Marijuana Cards