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County continues its ban on commercial marijuana

LOS ANGELES — A ban on commercial cannabis remains in place in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, with the Board of Supervisors opting not to take any action on the issue, even as new legal dispensaries open with state and local licenses in other parts of the county. The county’s Department of Consumer and Read More…

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Supervisors seek to boost program that IDs troubled youth

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Feb. 27 to bolster a program geared toward identifying troubled kids in order to prevent school shootings and other violence. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger championed the plan to enhance the School Threat Assessment Response Team, which was established in 2009. “It’s been almost two Read More…

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Law change needed to assist mentally ill homeless

LOS ANGELES — The City Council has backed an effort by the county Board of Supervisors to sponsor state legislation that would allow social workers and law enforcement officers to detain severely mentally ill people who refuse life-saving medical treatment. Under existing law, only mentally ill people who pose a danger to themselves or others Read More…