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Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

Gunshots Fired During Medical Marijuana Dispensary Robbery in San Diego

At 11 AM on Tuesday in Spring Valley, California, gunshots were reported at Spring Valley Greens, an unlicensed medical marijuana dispensary. An employee at Smoke N Stuff next door...
California Concentrate Blast Injures Two

California Concentrate Blast Injures Two

Just before noon on Friday, police and firefighters were called to a condo complex at 1722 Mitchell Avenue in Tustin, Ca. after reports of an explosion in a garage....
Haze of Confusion Surrounds Critical LA Ordinance Vote – JD Clears the Air

Haze of Confusion Surrounds Critical LA Ordinance Vote – JD Clears the Air

Welcome to your weekly installment of JackDanieL’s editorial column.  This week, Jack tackles the important upcoming vote on three medical marijuana-related ordinances that are being put before Los Angeles voters.  This...
Medical Marijuana Delivery Man Robbed, Then Police Took What Robbers Didn’t Get

Medical Marijuana Delivery Man Robbed, Then Police Took What Robbers Didn’t Get

John Szwec is the owner of Diamond Star Remedies, a medical marijuana delivery service in San Diego county.  He was robbed outside of a Denny’s restaurant in Temecula last...
Southern California Dispensary Owner Gets 10 Years in Prison

Southern California Dispensary Owner Gets 10 Years in Prison

Aaron Sandusky, owner of G3 Holistics in California, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for what prosecutors argued was an illegal marijuana business.  Prosecutors further claimed...
Second Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for Los Angeles Ballot

Second Marijuana Initiative Qualifies for Los Angeles Ballot

According to the Los Angeles City Clerk, a second marijuana initiative has gathered enough signatures to appear on the May ballot. The Initiative would allow only about 100 medical...
Los Angeles Initiative for Regulating Medical Marijuana Collectives Approved for Signature Gathering

Los Angeles Initiative for Regulating Medical Marijuana Collectives Approved for Signature Gathering

On Monday, Los Angeles City Clerk June Lagmay announced that an initiative that would cut down the number of medical marijuana collectives in the city has been approved to...
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...
Proposed Residential Smoking Ban Fails in Santa Monica Due to Medical Marijuana Questions

Proposed Residential Smoking Ban Fails in Santa Monica Due to Medical Marijuana Questions

A proposed measure, which would have banned all residential smoking in apartments and condos in Santa Monica, CA, was tabled by city officials who worried about how the ban...
Police Bust Marijuana Growing Operation in San Marcos

Police Bust Marijuana Growing Operation in San Marcos

An illegal marijuana grow in San Marcos, CA was discovered by the San Diego County Narcotics Task Force on Monday. Over 3,700 marijuana plants were found growing on a...