MTV rocked the vote. Now some Silicon Valley medical marijuana dispensaries are trying to “roll” the vote.
A controversial campaign to encourage voting by giving free medical marijuana to San Jose voters is getting nationwide attention.
San Jose voters who brought their “I Voted” sticker – along with their medical marijuana ID card -- to about a dozen participating dispensaries received free or discounted weed on Tuesday, primary Election Day.
Amsterdam's Garden, a San Jose medicinal marijuana dispensary, was busier than most polling places on Tuesday. It’s not a voting precinct, but if you already voted and were a member, you got a reward: a free, pre-rolled marijuana cigarette.