Tag: Los Angeles

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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.15)

A notorious New York City narc goes on desk duty, an Alabama prison guard gets mixed up with meth, a Florida cop is in trouble for slinging...
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April 4, 2014
04/04/2014
Tax Filings Give Hint to Number of Marijuana Shops in L.A.

Tax Filings Give Hint to Number of Marijuana Shops in L.A.

Los Angeles’ finance office says 457 pot shops have filed renewals to pay taxes this year, three times as many as are allowed to stay open under Proposition...
By: NY Farmer
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

A national clinical cannabis conference is coming to Portland next month, state legislatures continue to deal with medical marijuana and CBD bills, Colorado wants to crack down...
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March 13, 2014
03/13/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.12)

Marijuana and epilepsy are in the news, Sanjay Gupta strikes again, and state houses across the country are grappling with medical marijuana and CBD bills. Let’s get...
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February 26, 2014
02/26/2014
LA Sees Vaping Looks Like Smoking, an E-Cig Ban Is Imminent

LA Sees Vaping Looks Like Smoking, an E-Cig Ban Is Imminent

Los Angeles is the latest city pushing an e-cig ban because the devices are reminiscent of tobacco cigarettes.
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February 19, 2014
02/19/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.02.19)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.02.19)

Bad cop, bad cop, whatcha gonna do when they come for you? A Seattle-area drug task force deputy defects to the life, a Louisiana deputy parties too...
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January 13, 2014
01/13/2014
LA Cracks Down on Marijuana Shops

LA Cracks Down on Marijuana Shops

Los Angeles’ city attorney obtained an injunction against a real estate business that brokered a deal for a medical marijuana dispensary, and said he would step up...
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November 21, 2013
11/21/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.20)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.20)

013 Federal agencies are beginning to work on the banking problem for medical marijuana businesses, the District of Columbia is looking at why its program is so...
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October 17, 2013
10/17/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.16)

A L.A. dispensary crackdown gets underway, an Arizona judge throws out a restrictive dispensary ordinance, the Michigan Supreme Court hears a dispensary ban case, and much, much...
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October 14, 2013
10/14/2013
LA Cracking Down on Dispensaries Under New Law

LA Cracking Down on Dispensaries Under New Law

Thirty-eight dispensaries that do not comply with Measure D, an ordinance that severely restricted dispensaries in LA, are being shut down. Forty-two others have already shut their...
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August 26, 2013
08/26/2013
DEA Must Pay $3 Million in 2010 Killing of LA Teen

DEA Must Pay $3 Million in 2010 Killing of LA Teen

A federal judge Tuesday awarded $3 million to the family of an 18-year-old Los Angeles honors student who was gunned down by undercover DEA agents in a parking garage...
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August 15, 2013
08/15/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.08.14)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.08.14)

Medical marijuana wars continue in California, a Michigan town gets intrusive, Nevada prepares to rake in the dough from dispensaries, and Washington patients organize in the face...
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July 4, 2013
07/04/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.07.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.07.02)

At least the DEA didn’t raid anybody this week, but some Michigan cops did. That and more in this week’s update. Let’s get to it: Arizona On...
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July 4, 2013
07/04/2013
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.07.02)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2013.07.02)

Thuggery in Philly, protecting drug shipments in Houston and Detroit, sticky fingers in Los Angeles, and that’s not all. Let’s get to it: In Philadelphia, five undercover narcotics...
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July 2, 2013
07/02/2013
Los Angeles Releases List of Authorized Dispensaries

Los Angeles Releases List of Authorized Dispensaries

The Los Angeles city attorney’s office has released a list of 134 dispensaries still allowed to operate after the passage of Measure D. This law requires that...
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July 1, 2013
07/01/2013
Los Angeles Deputies Kill Armed Man, 80, in Marijuana Raid

Los Angeles Deputies Kill Armed Man, 80, in Marijuana Raid

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies shot and killed an armed 80-year-old man as they served a search warrant on a marijuana grow operation in a remote part...
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June 28, 2013
06/28/2013
California Dispensary Numbers Shrink in War of Attrition

California Dispensary Numbers Shrink in War of Attrition

California medical marijuana dispensaries — and their patients — are under a sustained, two-pronged attack, and that is having a dramatic impact on patient access across the...
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June 13, 2013
06/13/2013
Feds Raid Another 103 SoCal Marijuana Stores

Feds Raid Another 103 SoCal Marijuana Stores

Federal agents on Tuesday raided 103 marijuana stores in Los Angeles County. It was the latest skirmish in the federal war on medical marijuana, which is legal...
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June 13, 2013
06/13/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.06.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.06.12)

California dispensaries continue their vanishing act, thanks to feds and local officials, but Arizona fends off a challenge, and frustrated New Jersey patients rally. Let’s get to...
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May 23, 2013
05/23/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.05.22)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.05.22)

From the US Supreme Court to the local city council chambers, medical marijuana continues to be a contentious issue. Here’s the latest. National On Monday, the US Supreme...
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