LA County Considers Fining Unlicensed Cannabis Operators $30K per Day

LA County Considers Fining Unlicensed Cannabis Operators $30K per Day

Author: TG Branfalt

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to introduce an ordinance that would implement $30,000 daily fines for illegal cannabis operations in unincorporated areas of the county, CBSLA reports. The vote comes as several California municipalities and state lawmakers are seeking changes to cannabis laws due, in part, to the thriving unregulated market.

The supervisors on Tuesday did not approve the ordinance, which requires another vote but that is seen as “largely an administrative matter,” the report says.

Supervisor Kathryn Barger, one of the co-sponsors, told the Board that in addition to outdoor grows, homes in the area “are being gutted and converted to indoor grows to grow hundreds of plants.”

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