Medical Marijuana Crackdown

Feds Launch New Wave of Medical Marijuana Collective Crackdowns

Feds Launch New Wave of Medical Marijuana Collective Crackdowns

Yesterday, California was dealt a blow when the Supreme Court upheld cities’ right to ban medical marijuana collectives.  Now, federal officials are launching a new wave of crackdowns on...
Long Beach Police and DEA Raid 7 Dispensaries

Long Beach Police and DEA Raid 7 Dispensaries

On Wednesday, Long Beach, CA police worked in conjunction with the DEA to raid seven medical marijuana collectives.  Over 40 arrests were made during the raids. Police released limited...
Feds Launch Action Against 74 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles County

Feds Launch Action Against 74 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Los Angeles County

Today, Tuesday September 25th, federal authorities took legal action against 74 medical marijuana collectives in Los Angeles County, California. Closure warning letters were sent to 68 dispensaries, and forfeiture...
Marijuana Group Suing City of Los Angeles to Stop Collective Ban

Marijuana Group Suing City of Los Angeles to Stop Collective Ban

On Friday, a group of medical marijuana advocates announced that they are suing the city of Los Angeles to stop the impending ban on medical marijuana collectives. Patient Care...
Sept. 6 Deadline Set for LA Collective Owners

Sept. 6 Deadline Set for LA Collective Owners

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office announced yesterday that the city’s 1,000-plus medical marijuana collectives will need to cease operations and close their doors by September 6.  If collective...
Long Beach, CA Police Sued After Allegedly Using Excessive Force During MMJ Collective Crackdown

Long Beach, CA Police Sued After Allegedly Using Excessive Force During MMJ Collective Crackdown

In June, Long Beach, CA police raided THC Downtown Collective as a part of a city wide crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries.  A complaint has now been filed by...
Landlords Face Pressure in Feds’ Fight Against Medical Marijuana

Landlords Face Pressure in Feds’ Fight Against Medical Marijuana

The medical marijuana crackdowns in MMJ states like California and Colorado have forced a number of dispensaries to close their doors.  In their continued efforts to eradicate medical marijuana...
Appeals Court Rules Medical Marijuana Not Protected by Americans With Disabilities Act

Appeals Court Rules Medical Marijuana Not Protected by Americans With Disabilities Act

The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that medical marijuana is not protected under the federal Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). The issue first arose when the...
Colorado US Attorney John Walsh Aims to Protect Students by Closing MMJ Collectives

Colorado US Attorney John Walsh Aims to Protect Students by Closing MMJ Collectives

Monday marked the closure deadline provided by US Attorney John Walsh to Colorado collectives located within 1,000 feet of schools..  All 25 collectives complied and either relocated or closed...
Representatives Looking to Cut Federal Funding for Medical Marijuana Crackdowns

Representatives Looking to Cut Federal Funding for Medical Marijuana Crackdowns

Over the course of the past half year, federal officials have been strongly targeting California and Colorado medical marijuana collectives, forcing many to close their doors and changing the...