Tom Lemos is the proprietor of a dispensary shut down by the city in 2007
who had hoped to reopen this year. He said he feels city officials aren't
sincere when they say they want to "study" dispensaries.
"That's complete crap," Lemos told SF Weekly, citing a belief that the mayor and
certain city council members have a vision for a revitalized downtown
that doesn't include dispensaries.
"I'm not saying there were not problems," he said, noting two
robberies at his old dispensary. But it was simply a matter of
increasing security, he claimed. According to Lemos, these kinds of obstacles are worth working around in order for the sick and needy people of Hayward get access to
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