by David Downs
Mark Leno moves to knock small-time possession down from misdemeanor to infraction. ... Bill to bust cancer patients growing in their basements moves forward in Sacramento. ... Study: Marijuana has little effect on driving but don't do it anyway (via MMJ News). ... Pot shops closing in LA today (via MMJ News). ... Santa Barbarans are enormous hypocrites when you consider that drunk students commit alcoholic suicide regularly, yet the city wants to ban pot clinics due to their deleterious effect on society (via MMJ News). ... And San Jose grapples with a dispensary ordinance this week after 200 shops pop up.