Los Angeles weed non-licensed marijuana businesses

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike fire, on the podium, and police chief Michel Moore, that the government have calculated attorneys, more than 500 people with crimes for illegal marijuana operations, at a press conference in Los Angeles, Sept. 7, 2018.

(Associated Press)

A police RAID on unlicensed marijuana businesses in Los Angeles resulted in 120 criminal proceedings, applications, and more than 500 people charged, as the city sought lawyers to the conditions of competition for marijuana businesses, the keeping the law, city officials said Friday.

Los Angeles-charges 105 cannabis-sites with illegal activities

— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@FOXLA) 7. September 2018

Since may, the city reported attorney Mike fire has been calculated by 515 people in connection with various marijuana businesses, the Los Angeles Times.

In any case, the defendants have been accused of not running a licensed medical marijuana ventures within the city limits, a charge that the punishment of six months, met in prison and at least $ 1,000 in money, FOX 11 Los Angeles reported.

California has prospered for years lax on marijuana and related activities for years. But earlier this year, the state began to require that medical-marijuana businesses are operating with a city and a state license, the Orange County Register reported.

The crackdown, which was intended to be in all corners of Los Angeles, to send the message that the city authorities would not tolerate the cutting of corners in the marijuana business, fire, said the Times.

“If you are going to go through this process, it may not be easy, for others, abuse the rules, are allowed to pay attention to the function of” fire, said the licensed marijuana businesses. “It is bad for those who buy from you, it’s bad for the communities in which they are located, and again, it is to undermine the viability of a system that threatens to legitimate licensing.”

The city attorney said some of the unlicensed companies operated in the vicinity of public schools or bypassed safety regulations in full.

City officials said 472 515 cases that are still pending.

Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.

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