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LA City Council considers pot dispensaries for ballot vote

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today will consider placing a trio of proposals regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on the May 21 general election ballot.


Long Beach raids aimed at closing pot shops

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say a series of Long Beach medical marijuana dispensary raids this week are aimed at shuttering pot shops in the city. Seven medical marijuana businesses were raided this week, […]


TV host campaigns for Ark. medical marijuana plan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Talk show host Montel Williams says opponents of an Arkansas ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana are resorting to “racist” imagery with a television ad featuring an African-American actor portraying […]


Council expected to repeal L.A. pot shops (audio)

The L.A. City Council is expected to give its final approval today on repealing the ban on storefront pot shops and formally dump its ban on pot shops after advocates collected enough signatures to put […]


LA council votes to repeal pot dispensary ban

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles City Council has voted in favor of repealing a ban that was supposed to shutter hundreds of pot dispensaries that have cropped up across the city. Council members […]


Fed crackdown on pot dispensaries extends to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal prosecutors are cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, which has struggled to regulate the clinics and recently was met with a referendum aimed at overturning a citywide […]


Opponents of pot ban get enough valid petition signatures

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Clerk’s Office confirmed today that opponents of a pending city ban on storefront medical marijuana dispensaries have submitted enough valid petition signatures to force a referendum on […]


Signatures gathered for L.A. pot measure

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Medical marijuana advocates say they have gathered enough signatures to place a referendum before voters that would overturn a recently approved ban on pot clinics in Los Angeles and halt planned […]


Feds crack down on SoCal medical marijuana

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal authorities in Southern California have filed three asset-forfeiture lawsuits against properties housing six marijuana stores in the city of Anaheim. The Los Angeles U.S. attorney’s office said Tuesday that warning […]




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