U.S. Raids L.A. Marijuana Shops

Kate Linthicum and Andrew Blankstein
LA Times

Federal officials brought their war on medical marijuana dispensaries to Los Angeles on Tuesday, raiding several shops and issuing warning letters to dozens more.

Officials at the U.S. attorney’s office said it was the first large-scale federal action taken against cannabis shops in the city, and said more will probably follow.

[…] The City Council approved a ban on the storefront sale of marijuana this summer, saying that each of the estimated 750 pot shops operating across the city must close. The ordinance would allow small groups of patients to grow and share the drug.

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One Response

  1. So where the fuk is the county sheriff? I guess the SOB does not take his oath of office very seriously!

    The drug war is clearly unconstitutional, not to mention that the superior states have nullified these unconstitutional laws.

    http://mises.org/media/1851/The-Principles-of-98

    In a just world the sheriff should be facing criminal charges.

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