LA may step up fight against illegal marijuana businesses

The Los Angeles City Council is looking into tactics it can use to close more illegal marijuana businesses. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council moved forward Tuesday with developing new tactics aimed at closing down illegal marijuana businesses, including having them barricaded or padlocked, imposing escalating fines on their[…]

From cannabis to sales taxes, here are the ballot measures facing North County voters

When North County voters go to the polls on Nov. 6, they’ll cast ballots for a series of local measures in Paso Robles and Atascadero. Residents in both cities will consider cannabis business taxes. Neither Paso Robles nor Atascadero currently allows dispensaries, and city officials want to be able to collect money before permitting such[…]