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Ex-Cudahy Mayor David Silva gets prison in bribery

The former city leader is given a 1-year sentence, plus probation, community service and must pay $17,000 in restitution... A former Cudahy mayor was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison for his part in taking $17,000 in bribes from a man who wanted to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the city in southeast Los Angeles County.


California medical marijuana operation targeted by feds

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The federal government is moving to shut down the nation's largest and highest-profile medical marijuana dispensary operation, filing papers to seize properties in Oakland and San Jose where Harborside Health Center does business.


Study raises questions about pot clinics' link to crime

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Medical marijuana dispensaries would seem to be natural targets for criminals... The models the researchers came up with confirmed that factors such as unemployment, commercial zoning and a high proportion of young adults were indeed associated with higher crime rates. But the number of marijuana clinics in a neighborhood had nothing to do with any of it, they found.


Pot shop ban advances in L.A. City Council

A City Council committee moved forward with a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, approving a recommendation to outlaw storefront pot shops in Los Angeles while allowing small groups of patients and their primary caregivers to grow the drug on their own.


Feds Send California's Legal Pot Dispensaries Up In Smoke

Feds Send California's Legal Pot Dispensaries Up In Smoke

Medical marijuana's days may be numbered. With a true double whammy, the IRS and federal prosecutors are both using weed killer. California's federal prosecutors announced an aggressive statewide effort to shut down dozens of pot dispensaries. If that's not enough, then there's the IRS.


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