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City prosecutors release list of 439 medical marijuana dispensaries that must close

By bluntshell, Jun 14, 2010 | Updated: Jun 15, 2010 | |
  1. bluntshell
    The Los Angeles City Attorney's office on Tuesday released a list of 439 marijuana dispensaries that have been ordered to shut their doors after a new city council ordinance went into effect beginning this week. [Updated at 6:06 p.m.: The Times has previously published maps of dispensaries ordered to close and dispensaries allowed to operate.] City prosecutors reported Monday that most of the collectives had complied with orders to shutter their businesses and said they would take a wait-and-see attitude
    Holdouts face civil penalties of $2,500 a day and up to six months in Los Angeles County jail. The remaining dispensaries have until Monday to file paperwork showing their intent to comply with the new local restrictions.
    The City Attorney's office said it will wait to see if any of the medical marijuana establishments stay open in violation of the law and said it might take enforcement action against those that flout the law.
    For now, city prosecutors said they are relying on reports from police officers, building inspectors and residents to identify potential violators. They also set up an e-mail address (atty.medicalmarijuana@lacity.org) to take reports on dispensaries suspected of breaking the law.

    June 8 2010
    -- Andrew Blankstein
    Credit: Los Angeles Times



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