L.A. repeals its ban on pot stores

The 11-2 vote to rescind the measure approved in July leaves the city with no law regulating about 1,000 medical marijuana dispensaries.

After struggling for years to regulate storefront pot shops, the Los Angeles City Council retreated Tuesday, voting to repeal the carefully crafted ban on medical marijuana dispensaries it approved a few months ago.

The move shows the political savvy of the increasingly organized and well-funded network of marijuana activists who sought to place a referendum overturning the ban on the March ballot, when the mayor and eight council seats will be up for grabs.


The L.A. Times has the full article

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