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Marijuana Dispensaries in L.A. Targeted For Closure: Here's The List

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Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 12:05 PM

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L.A. still has a near-record high number of marijuana dispensaries despite efforts by the City Council to control them. (And we do mean high).

But one-by-one the office of City Attorney Carmen Trutanich is knockin' 'em out. (Unfortunately, one of his assistant city attorneys thinks new ones crop up by the day).

Today the office announced it is targeting nine pot shops for permanent extinction:

The outlets are being sued in a nuisance abatement claim that alleges they're within 600 feet of schools -- a no-no under city zoning rules and state law.

Trutanich:

To protect their children, the residents of this City will not tolerate marijuana shops operating near schools in violation of California law. While state law allows qualified patients with safe access to medical marijuana under very limited conditions, the law does not allow marijuana shops within 600 feet of schools.

The City Attorney wants them closed and is even pressing for $2,500-per-day penalties if they stay open while being sued. (Ain't that a bitch?).

Is one of the allegedly outlaw shops where you get your "medicine?" Here's the C.A.'s list of targets:

1615 Colorado Blvd.,

Los Angeles, Ca 90041

Colorado Quality

Pain Relief

1733 Colorado Blvd.,

Los Angeles, Ca 90041

Organic Healing Center

13655 Victory Blvd.

Los Angeles, Ca 91041

Montana

Caregivers

17049 Ventura Blvd.

Los Angeles, Ca 91405

Kind Meds

Collective Care

13450 Ventura Blvd.

Los Angeles, Ca 91423

My Green

Garden

901 S. La Brea Ave.

Los Angeles, Ca 90036

Absolute Herbal

Pain Solutions

812 S. La Brea Ave.

Los Angeles, Ca 90036

La Brea

Collective

4563 Santa Monica Blvd.

Los Angeles, Ca 90029

Greencare

Givers

5719 Melrose Avenue

Los Angeles, Ca 90038

Organic Heaven

Cooperative

There's always MacArthur Park.

[@dennisjromero/djromero@laweekly.com/@LAWeeklyNews]

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