Monthly Archives: January 2016

Council ends tax certificates for pot dispensaries

LOS ANGELES — The city will stop issuing new business tax certificates to medical marijuana dispensaries under an ordinance approved Jan. 19 by the City Council. Despite the 2013 voter approval of Proposition D, which banned most medical marijuana businesses in Los Angeles, city finance officials have continued to issue tax certificates and collect taxes…

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Hollywood billboard campaign targets overdevelopment

LOS ANGELES — Advocates from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation concerned about the impact that overdevelopment is having on the quality of life have spearheaded a new advocacy and awareness campaign intended to educate area residents about the growing problem in the city and region. Stop Manhattanwood! is the title of the new awareness and advocacy…

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