Feds escalate efforts to close California pot shops

By John Hoeffel, Los Angeles Times October 7, 2011 Federal prosecutors are threatening to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries throughout California, sending letters that warn landlords to stop sales of the drug within 45 days or face the possibility that their property will be seized and they will be charged with a crime. The stepped-up enforcement escalates the Obama administration’s efforts to rein in the spread of pot stores, which accelerated after the attorney general announced in 2009 that federal prosecutors would not target people using medical marijuana in states that allow it. [For full story: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-pot-crackdown-20111007,0,313880.story ]

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