The Highs and Lows of Medical Marijuana in 2011 | Cannabis

(photo: Brandon Darnell)(photo: Brandon Darnell)In 2011, medical marijuana dispensaries in Sacramento city and county went from being barely legal to riding a wave of potential for acceptance – but in the end, saw the future of their operations heavily scrutinized or banned outright..

Here’s what happened on the medical marijuana scene this year:.

In February, medical marijuana dispensaries in the city were lining up to complete a permit application process that would allow a limited number of facilities to operate within city limits.

Pot shops that didn’t apply for more at