Crackdown On Legal Marijuana Forces Dispensaries Out Of Business
rnIt’s the twilight hour for medical marijuana dispensaries in Sacramento County.rnrnrnrn
Eight marijuana stores – from as many as 99 dispensaries that opened – are left. Dozens have closed in recent weeks amid fears of federal prosecution and aggressive actions by the county that include litigation and fines for building code violations. The city of Sacramento has frozen permit applications for existing dispensaries, but has allowed most to stay. Sacramento County’s crackdown in the unincorporated areas, by contrast, is having a dramatic effect on California’s quickly shrinking medical marijuana industry.