Map shows L.A. pot dispensaries slated to shut down
The city attorney's office has begun notifying the dispensaries, warning them in letters that violations of the city's laws are a misdemeanor and could lead to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Collectives that stay open after the deadline could also face civil penalties of $2,500 a day.
Los Angeles had a moratorium on new dispensaries, but the city failed to enforce the ban and hundreds of dispensaries opened with no oversight. City officials have received a number of complaints from neighborhood activists.
-- Robert J. Lopez
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