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Feds start medical marijuana crackdown in California

Medical marijuana dispensaries face property seizure and prison time if the feds follow through on their threat to shut down state dispensaries.

Federal prosecutors warned landlords of the dispensaries that they have 45 days to end the sale of medical marijuana on their premises or they could face seizure of their property and prison time.

The increased enforcement comes on the heels of an announcement that the feds wouldn’t enforce federal drug laws against people using pot for medical purposes in states that allow it. After that announcement, the number of dispensaries increased dramatically in California.

We’ll keep you posted as this story develops.

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