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Feds Target CA Pot Dispensaries Over Drug Laws, Warn Of Shut Down

Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.

10/06/2011

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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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3 Men Sought After Stealing $20K Worth Of Medical Marijuana From Courier

Police say they are searching for a trio of men who stole $20,000 worth of marijuana from a medical marijuana deliveryman in Fullerton.

08/10/2011

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6 Nabbed In Drug Bust At Fake Pot Clinic

Authorities have arrested six people and seized cocaine, oxycodone pills, pot plants and several weapons during a raid at a medical marijuana dispensary.

08/04/2011

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Fullerton Pot Dispensary Shut Down By Officials

A Fullerton medical marijuana dispensary was shut down by city officials Friday.

07/15/2011

Man Shot To Death During Medical Marijuana Delivery

Police say a Santa Ana man was shot to death while trying to steal medical marijuana from a deliveryman.

06/23/2011

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Seniors’ Medical Pot Collective Stirs Up Trouble

Joe Schwartz is a 90-year-old great-grandfather of three who enjoys a few puffs of pot each night before he crawls into bed in the Orange County retirement community he calls home.

06/08/2011

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Marijuana Dispensary Targeted By City Of LA Shuts Down Voluntarily

A medical marijuana dispensary targeted for closure by the city of Los Angeles has shut down.

05/12/2011

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Early Returns Suggest Voters Favor Taxing Marijuana Dispensaries

Time to be blunt! The cash-strapped city of Los Angeles could soon have a new source of revenue, with early returns from Tuesday’s election indicating voters strongly favor taxing medical marijuana dispensaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/08/2011

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Medical Marijuana Tax, Pension Cuts Up For Grabs In LA Election

It’s Election Day in Los Angeles once again, with voters deciding on everything from a tax on oil and medical pot to vacant City Council seats.

03/08/2011

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Upland Nursery Petitions Court For Right To Grow Medical Marijuana

A Southern California nursery has gone to court in a bid to grow medical marijuana.

02/16/2011

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Pot-Growing Equipment Sparks Santa Monica House Fire

Police say faulty wiring and equipment for growing marijuana sparked a fire that damaged a three-story house and slightly injured two people.

02/11/2011

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Dana Point Shuts Down 3 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A Southern California coastal city has shut down three medical marijuana dispensaries for routine building and municipal code violations.

01/25/2011

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Entrepeneur To Launch Line Of ‘Soda Pot’

A California entrepreneur has plans to market a line medical marijuana soft drinks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/24/2011

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Pot Clinics Fight To Stay Open

Months after Los Angeles ran a majority of medical marijuana dispensaries out of town by passing strict regulations, the ubiquitous shops are cropping up again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2010

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