CHAPTER 9-125 – MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY REGULATIONS Modified Sections:
9-125.3 – PROHIBITION
No person shall establish, operate, or permit the establishment or operation of a medical marijuana dispensary in or upon any premises in the unincorporated San Joaquin County.
(Ord. No. 4388, § 3, 3-2-2010; Ord. No. 4413, § 6, 8-9-2011)
9-125.1 – INTENT
The intent of this Chapter is to prohibit the establishment of facilities for the distribution (including selling, serving, storing, keeping, manufacturing, exchanging or giving away) of medical marijuana within the unincorporated area of San Joaquin County, irrespective of Health and Safety Code Section 11362.765(a) as it applies to Health and Safety Code Section 11570. It is not the intent of this Chapter to otherwise prohibit or inhibit the right of seriously ill people to obtain and use marijuana for medicinal purposes pursuant to The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 and The Medical Marijuana Program of the Health and Safety Code. Nor is it the intent of this Chapter to prohibit or inhibit such a right in hospitals, clinics, residential care facilities, or similar facilities, licensed pursuant to the Health and Safety Code.
(Ord. No. 4388, § 3, 3-2-2010; Ord. No. 4413, § 4, 8-9-2011; Ord. No. 4443, § 2, 10-8-2013)