The Feds Carry Out Raids on Los Angeles Pot Shops

Federal agents are on a mission to crackdown on California medical marijuana dispensaries, now targeting Los Angeles. The county has recently been struggling to regulate the spread of dispensaries, but [...]

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Los Angeles Medical Marijuana Ban Appeal Receives Enough Signatures to Make Ballot

There has been an outrage amongst marijuana activists and medical pot patients in Los Angeles since the city made the recent decision to ban cannabis dispensaries. With Los Angeles holding [...]


Pot Referndum Passes First Test

(Source: By Rick Orlov, Daily News, Los Angeles (MCT) Advocates of a proposal to repeal the City Council’s ban of medical marijuana dispensaries were told their petitions passed the first [...]


ENCODE Project Sheds Light on Human DNA and Disease

(Source: By Rosie Mestel and Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times (MCT) – When the human genome was sequenced a decade ago, scientists hailed the feat as a technical tour de [...]

Sage Stallone Death Tied to Heart Problems; Smoking Cited

(Source: By Richard Winton and Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times (MCT) The L.A. County coroner’s office concluded that Sage Stallone, the son of Sylvester Stallone, died of natural causes, citing [...]


Medbox Helps Accomplish a Referendum Overturning LA City Council Ban on Medical Marijuana

(Source: Medbox) HOLLYWOOD– Medbox, Inc. announced that the culmination of the efforts of several key organizations, including Medbox, has resulted in a successful referendum overturning the City of Los Angeles’ [...]

UCLA Study Suggests Partners for Children Benefits Patients, State

(Source: By Corina Knoll, Los Angeles Times (MCT) – For two months Stephanie Aldana’s son complained of intense pain in his back and tremors in his legs. Doctors visits revealed [...]

Activists Call For Referendum Against L.A. Pot Shop Ban

(Source: By Kate Linthicum, Los Angeles Times (MCT) – Medical marijuana activists said they expect to turn in about 50,000 voter signatures to the city clerk Wednesday, hoping to force [...]

BLOG: L.A. Now: U.S. Officials Seize 1 Ton of Marijuana, Arrest 7 Off Catalina

(Source: Richard Marosi Los Angeles Times (MCT) — U.S. border authorities seized more than one ton of marijuana and arrested seven people in connection with the high seas interception of [...]

Drugs, Alcohol Led to Rodney King’s Death, Coroner Concludes

(Source: By Phil Willon Los Angeles Times (MCT) — Rodney King’s struggles with addiction thrust him into public consciousness more than two decades ago, as a drunken driver bludgeoned by [...]