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LA City Attorney Cracking Down On Pot Dispensaries

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles are feeling the effects of a voter-approved crackdown.

10/12/2013

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Landlord Challenges Feds In Calif. Medical Pot Case

Tony Jalali now is fighting back, challenging the efforts of federal prosecutors who are using a well-established law that allows for the seizure of property linked to criminal activity.

06/29/2013

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Fate Of LA Pot Shops Left To Voters

Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.

05/19/2013

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Cities Can Ban Pot Dispensaries

The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that city governments have the authority to outlaw local medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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Voters To Decide How To Regulate Marijuana Dispensaries

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday preliminarily approved a pair of initiatives for the May ballot regulating medical marijuana dispensaries.

01/29/2013

City Council Votes To Repeal Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to repeal the ban on storefront medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2012

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Pot Shops In Eagle Rock, Downtown LA Targeted In Lawsuits, DEA Raids

DEA agents raided three locations, filed notices of asset forfeiture, and sent out 67 letters to pot shop operators or property owners across the Southland.

09/26/2012

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Proposed Medical Marijuana Van Hits A Speed Bump In Eagle Rock

One man’s plan to create a shuttle bus for medical marijuana patients has hit a speed bump.

03/10/2012

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LA City Councilman To Propose Ban On All Marijuana Dispensaries

City councilman Jose Huizar is expected to propose repealing the city’s medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday and completely ban all pot dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/23/2011

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RAND Officially Retracts Marijuana Dispensary Study Linked To Crime

The RAND Corp. Monday officially retracted a study published in September that linked increases in crime to the closing of marijuana dispensaries around Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2011

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LAPD Veteran: Study Linking Closed Pot Shops, Violence ‘Makes No Sense’

A study that claimed violent crime decreased in neighborhoods where marijuana dispensaries were not shut down is getting a hazy reception from the Los Angeles Police Department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/21/2011

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Feds Raid 2 West Hollywood Medical Marijuana Clinics

The Los Angeles Times reports federal drug enforcement agents have raided two West Hollywood medical marijuana dispensaries and taken one person into custody.

03/15/2011

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Dispensary Coalition Slams Proposed Tax On Medical Pot

If voters approve Measure M, the city will start collecting $50 out of every $1,000 in dispensaries’ gross receipts.

02/23/2011

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City Council OKs Changes To Medical Marijuana Ordinance

Nearly one month after a judge deemed certain provisions of the ordinance unconstitutional, city lawmakers have voted to make some changes to local marijuana dispensaries.

01/21/2011

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Judge Blocks City Move to Limit LA Pot Dispensaries

At least one councilman has threatened to enact “emergency legislation” after a Superior Court judge blocked a moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles.

12/10/2010

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