A convention on cannabis, the first ever in the South Bay, brought thousands of people to the San Jose Convention Center over the weekend.
HempCon 2010 featured vendors and informational booths on everything from medical marijuana's benefits to growing options.
There was information about medical marijuana, places set up to explain the current laws and booths aimed at pushing Prop 19 -- the November ballot issue to legalize pot for recreational purposes. Visitors could also learn about pot clubs in the Bay Area, growing weed at home and what equipment is needed to start an indoor farm.
There was even legal help available and also a table set up for people who wanted to become licensed, ID-carrying medical marijuana patients. Read Full Story...