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LA Adopts Weed “Breathalyzers”

Los Angeles is bringing a new tool to the streets in its fight against stoned driving. According to ABC News, the LA city attorney’s office is used a so-called marijuana breathalyzer to test motorists for the presence of cannabis metabolites in their systems. The results could be used to convict drivers on DUI charges. The term “Breathalyzer” isn’t quite accurate, ...

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L.A. Ups Enforcement Against Dispensaries

The Los Angeles city attorney’s office is stepping up its war against what the city deems to be illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. Last month City Attorney Mike Feuer filed suit against a new retail pot shop that was trying to open in Mar Vista. Owners Justin Keirn, Patrick Murphy and Harvey Katofsky were sued along with Lancaster Villas LLC, Hypericum ...

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L.A. Dispensary Tries To Open Despite Ban, Sued To Shut Down

Los Angeles city officials have been cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries since mid-October. With strict guidelines laid down by Measure D, the intent was to establish order in the otherwise chaotic pot shop market, primarily by restricting how many dispensaries can legally operate in L.A. But that didn’t stop some enterprising operators from attempting to open a new pot ...

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Measure D Starts Collecting Fines

The first fines are coming in under Los Angeles’ effort to crack down on medical marijuana dispensaries across the city. A landlord in South L.A. has paid a $500 fine, the first collected under Measure D. He was fined for leasing space to an unregistered dispensary. Measure D was approved by voters earlier this year. It’s an attempt to force ...

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L.A. Uses Law to Close Dispensaries

LA Closes Dispensaries

Los Angeles is busy cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries under a law approved by voters in May. Shortly after the ordinance passed, the city informed hundreds of pot dispensaries across the city that they would have to close their doors. Otherwise they would face asset seizure and prosecution. Now the City Attorney’s Office has published a list that specifies ...

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