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Two Busted with 600 Plants

Police destroyed more than 600 marijuana plants during a raid in Lake Los Angeles in late July. The raid, carried out July 30, also turned up a large amount of harvested weed, thousands of dollars in cash, and a shotgun, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Police found the plants inside a house and detached garage in Lake Los ...

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L.A. Judge Shuts Down Farmers Market

Los Angeles city officials won a restraining order in July to shut down a popular marijuana farmers market. An L.A. County Superior Court judge ruled July 15 that the cannabis farmers market in Boyle’s Heights must cease operations immediately. The ruling was a victory for City Attorney Mike Feuer, who said the market violated L.A.’s rules for medical marijuana dispensaries. ...

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L.A. Tries to Close Marijuana Farmers Market

Los Angeles city officials have launched an effort to shut down a new medical marijuana farmers market that opened in the city earlier this month. The California Heritage Market, which was organized by West Coast Collective, opened to big crowds and long lines over the Fourth of July weekend. It offered shoppers a chance to interact directly with growers and ...

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MJ Farmers Market Debuts in L.A.

Thousands of happy stoners waited in line for hours in early July to peruse the stands at the first marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles. Vendors at the first-ever California Heritage Market, held inside a warehouse in Boyle Heights, sold a wide variety of bud, cannabis edibles, oils, concentrates, and other products. Shoppers were allowed to handle the goods and, ...

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Dispensary Robbery Leaves One Dead

A man suspected of trying to rob a medical marijuana dispensary in Southern California was shot dead by a security guard June 25, authorities said. According to witnesses and police, two men entered a dispensary on Century Boulevard in Los Angeles shortly after noon and opened fire. The shop, “Nature’s Cure,” is located near LAX. The two men were met ...

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L.A. Welcomes Marijuana Farmers Market

Los Angelenos will soon have a novel way to buy their medical weed. The city’s first medical marijuana farmers market is coming to town over the Fourth of July weekend. The event will take place July 4 to July 6 and is expected to attract as many as 50 vendors selling almost everything with weed in it, including ordinary weed. ...

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A Healthier Sizzurp, with Weed?

Grape Syzrup with Cannabinoids

You won’t find sizzurp on the shelves, no matter how much Justin Bieber swears by it. The active ingredient in this sweet, gooey pharmaceutical cocktail – prescription-strength cough syrup – is a little hard to come by. But if you live in Southern California and you know where to look, you can find something just as good, maybe better: sizzurp, ...

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LA County Deputies Planted Guns in Dispensaries

Two former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were arrested in April and charged with trying to frame two workers at a medical marijuana dispensary. Anthony Manuel Paez, 32, and Julio Cesar Martinez, 39, both were arrested April 18. They were each charged with two felony counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice and altering evidence. Martinez was also charged with felony ...

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Ton of Weed Washes Ashore

A boat carrying roughly a ton of bundled weed washed ashore in Southern California April 7. There was no one there to do anything useful with it. A person was detained at the beach, put police didn’t say whether he was connected to the boat. A helicopter search by the U.S. Coast Guard didn’t turn up anyone else. The boat ...

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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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