Health: Vote Comes As Cities Throughout Southern California Also Ban
Medical Marijuana Facilities
County supervisors officially banned marijuana dispensaries in
unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County during a meeting Tuesday.
The ban was approved out of a concern that such dispensaries - which
have been ejected from many cities in Los Angeles County - might flee
in mass numbers to unincorporated areas to set up shop.
The city of Santa Clarita passed an ordinance banning dispensaries in
An official with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office
said pot-dispensing locations tend to draw crime and violence.
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