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County continues its ban on commercial marijuana

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A ban on commercial cannabis remains in place in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, with the Board of Supervisors opting not to take any action on the issue, even as new legal dispensaries open with state and local licenses in other parts of the county. The county’s Department Read More…

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Righting some of the wrongs from the war on drugs

I am, and will remain, concerned that legalizing the sale of marijuana could be detrimental to the health and safety of vulnerable neighborhoods, leading to unintended consequences that cannot be offset by overblown estimates of the profit that commercialization might bring. Still, I recognize that Proposition 64 offers an opportunity to address at least some Read More…