San jose votes to curb medical marijuana industry.

  Thank You:     San Jose lawmakers took a major step toward downsizing and regulating the city’s thriving medical marijuana industry on Tuesday, adopting a package of zoning regulations and laws that will sharply limit how and where pot collectives can operate and initially cap their number at 10. Two years in the making, the new rules given preliminary approval by the City Council with an 8-3 vote are among the most detailed among the various frameworks local governments in California have adopted as they attempt to tread the thin line between complying with the state’s medical marijuana laws and inviting intrusion from the federal government, which does not recognize pot for medicinal use. Along with restricting the number of dispensaries, San Jose’s regulations also will require licensed collectives to grow all the medical marijuana they distribute on-site, to maintain logs detailing every amount they sell and to whom, and