Tag: Los Angeles

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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Marijuana Pizza Has Arrived in L.A.

Marijuana Pizza Has Arrived in L.A.

Earlier this year, Hollywood-born ganja entrepreneur Henry Mark, 24, introduced Los Angeles to the Stoned Oven Gourmet Pizza, placing his frozen $10 pies in a handful of...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.16)

A CBD cannabis oil bill becomes law in Missouri, the District of Columbia expands its medical marijuana program, Michigan prepares to improve its program, Berkeley will provide...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

LA City Attorney Cracks Down on Medical Marijuana Farmer’s Market

Less than two weeks after opening, Los Angeles’ first medical marijuana farmer’s market is under fire. LA City Attorney Mike Feuer called them a “public nuisance,” and wants...
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May 8, 2014
05/08/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.07)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.05.07)

More jail guards gone bad, a Florida cop slinging steroids heads for prison, a California cop stealing pain pills from the elderly does too, and so does...
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May 1, 2014
05/01/2014
This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.30)

This Week’s Corrupt Cops Stories (2014.04.30)

It’s a veritable cornucopia of corrupt cops this week. Major corruption scandals wind down in the Chicago suburbs and the Rio Grande Valley, LA deputies get popped...
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May 1, 2014
05/01/2014
Marijuana Delivery to Your Door in 40 Minutes or Less

Marijuana Delivery to Your Door in 40 Minutes or Less

Fueling your pot habit isn’t always easy: You had to get your dealer on the phone (often not possible) and then, usually, go to him. With the...
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April 25, 2014
04/25/2014
Two More Los Angeles Deputies in the Soup

Two More Los Angeles Deputies in the Soup

Two former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were charged with planting guns at a medical marijuana dispensary to support the arrest of two men in 2011, prosecutors...
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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...
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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

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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