Council Considering Law That Would Shut Down Most Pot Shops
The City Council on Tuesday was taking a look at a proposed law that would essentially shut down most of the medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles. A provision that would limit a pot shop to serving 57,000 residents within a police division's area would ultimately mean the city would end up with about 70 such establishments instead of the 545 that are open today.
However, the City Council is expected to pile on loopholes and revisions to the proposal. And with the mayor heading to Europe next week and the holidays approaching, it doesn't seem likely that the city will pass a law before the year's end. (So exhale).
Under the ordinance being considered, marijuana would have to be grown on-site by a collective, and patients could only belong to one collective. Operations would have to prove to an certified public accountant once a year that their business is nonprofit.
And the shops would only be allowed to keep five pounds or 100 plants on-hand at any time.
UCLA Bruins Men's Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton Titans Men's Baseball
TicketsTue., Mar. 28, 6:00pm
Los Angeles Lakers v Washington Wizards - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsTue., Mar. 28, 7:30pm
Los Angeles Clippers v Washington Wizards - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsWed., Mar. 29, 7:30pm
Premium Seating: Los Angeles Angels v. Los Angeles Dodgers
TicketsThu., Mar. 30, 7:07pm
Got a news tip? Email us
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.