Medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles are feeling the effects of a voter-approved crackdown.
Nearly a dozen pot dispensaries are suing the city of Long Beach, claiming police are raiding their businesses and illegally seizing money and property to try and force them out of business.
Protesters across California say they’ll fight the feds new crackdown on the medical marijuana industry.
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.
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.
Medical marijuana operators want more pot dispensaries in Los Angeles.