04 Jun Feds Continue Crackdown on Medical Marijuana in California
Law enforcement raided a state-legal medical cannabis cooperative in the Lake Tahoe area Monday, in a chilling reminder that the four year-old joint federal-state attack on medical marijuana continues despite widespread opposition.
Several reports trickled in Monday of the raid at Tahoe Wellness Collective in South Lake Tahoe. Police took cash, cannabis, computers, keys, phones and the like, reports indicate. The dispensary stated via Facebook: “This is a sad day for the industry. We hope that this will not interfere with TWC’s mission of providing safe, affordable medicine to qualified patients who need it.”
Officials released a statement Tuesday as to why they raided the dispensary, which has a license to operate in South Lake Tahoe. [Read more at the San Francisco Chronicle]
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