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POLL: How Will a Ban on Marijuana Storefronts Affect You?

The ban on medical marijuana storefronts approved by the Los Angeles City Council could have far-reaching consequences for patients as well as recreational users of pot. Take our poll and tell us how a ban would affect you.

The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban medical marijuana storefronts, while maintaining the right of medical marijuana patients to grow pot individually or in groups of three persons or less.

Click here to read details about the impending ban, which is expected to go into effect within 30 days of the mayor's official approval.

Earlier this month, the state appeals court under California law and rejected bans imposed by municipalities, so it is still unclear if Los Angeles has the power to implement this ban. Some pot shop owners interviewed by Patch said they didn't think the ban would actually impact them.

"Honestly, I don’t think this ban is gonna affect us at all. It’s just a bunch of hoopla, and next week it’ll be something different," , owner of , a dispensary which has been operating since October of 2011.

How would the ban affect you? Tell us in the poll and the comments below.

Tim Tritch July 29, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Another funny thing about anonymous posters. One of the reasons they often cite for posting anonymously is that they fear the trype of retaliation that I am experiencing, yet usually, they themselves are the ones guilty of such behavior. Kind of like the pot calling the kettle black. Again, for the record, AFG has never made any kinds of threats, blatant or thinly veiled, just don't accuse me of taking someone else's name, as if I too am an anonymous internet warrior. Email me at timtritchh@gmail, I'll send you my phone number and prove who I am. I find it insulting to be compared to any anonymous internet warrior.
ERHS Moms July 29, 2012 at 08:25 PM
@Tim: But what did she threaten you with? Are you saying it's the idea that your posts could affect business? I misinterpreted and thought you meant a threat to do you or yours harm. Maybe they were just offensive to you and not rally meant to threaten you?
Nelson R Grande II July 29, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Ha! Nice.
Nelson R Grande II July 29, 2012 at 08:29 PM
We will not progress as a Community if we resort to personal attacks.
Ajay Singh July 29, 2012 at 08:30 PM
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