Medical marijuana dispensaries and collectives in the city of Los Angeles must grow their own pot, according to the latest version of an ordinance that will be considered soon by the City Council.
But an earlier proposal to limit pot shops to five pounds of marijuana on-hand at any particula ... More >>
The Los Angeles City Council this week is looking at West Hollywood's regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries as a model for its own long-awaited ordinance, which will target the 800 or so pot shops registered in the city.
On Monday two council committees directed city staff members to ... More >>
At the core of the battle in City Hall to regulate some 800 or so registered medical marijuana dispensaries is the concept of "over-the-counter sales." When the term is brought up, what's really meant is retail, storefront sales -- in contrast with the kind of nonprofit, smoke-what-you-grow "collect ... More >>
The political will just isn't there on the part of the City Council to deal with the out-of-control pot dispensary business in Los Angeles. That much was clear today when a joint committee meeting passed along the city attorney's proposed near-ban of medical marijuana businesses like an unwanted joi ... More >>
Nobody is ever sure how closely absentee voters match the views of the voters who actually trek into the polls, but here is the first wave of election returns released by the City of Los Angeles elections division about 45 minutes after the polls closed tonight.In the four hottest races, top percent ... More >>
It didn't get the press that Shepard Fairey's iconic "Obama Hope" poster illustration received, but the Obama campaign's distinctive "O" logo remains one of the most effective images to appear on a peel-off sticker. Its curved red stripes suggested both the ploughed furrows of a field and a road to ... More >>