BY ED MURRIETA
A former Assistant U.S. Attorney speaking in favor of the federal government’s pot pogrom said recently that a letter from the U.S. Attorney warning medical cannabis dispensaries and the landlords who rent to them is a good thing.
“This letter is the best news that marijuana growers have ever received from the federal government because this letter is a courtesy that most people don’t get,” Bill Portanova said.
In the courtesy vein, but on the opposite side of the battle, Auburn Health & Organics, one of scores of medical cannabis dispensaries operating without the required business and zoning permits that Sacramento County refuses to issue in the first place, is giving its patients (along with the county and federal forces counting scalps) the courtesy of a heads-up: It’ll close Nov. 15, another casualty in the $1 million war that the Board of Supervisors borrows to finance.
So far, here’s an unofficial tally of confirmed closures:
City of Trees.
California Holistic Care.
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