Federal Warning Ends County Truce With Pot-growers

By Salon Staff
February 26, 2012 12:18AM (UTC)
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The highly publicized offensive against California's medical marijuana industry federal prosecutors launched four-and-a-half months ago has reverberated unevenly throughout the state.

It has resulted in a near-total shutdown of storefront pot dispensaries in San Diego, Lake Forest in Orange County, Sacramento County and some other jurisdictions that either welcomed the intervention or accepted it.

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But it also has upset officials in pot-friendly places like Mendocino County who thought they had found the right formula for facilitating legal use.


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