Councilman Jose Huizar
In addition to the election of a new mayor next week, voters will also be deciding the future of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles.
Fliers offering $40 worth of free medical-grade marijuana were reportedly passed out in Eagle Rock to try and draw residents to vote in the local election.
The city of Los Angeles has been considering a ban on all pot shops, but it wouldn’t be needed in the north San Fernando Valley, where police have essentially enforced a ban of their own.
City councilman Jose Huizar is expected to propose repealing the city’s medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday and completely ban all pot dispensaries.
Members of the historic La Plaza church on Olvera Street say city officials are resorting to dirty tactics amid negotiations for a new lease.