US CA: Suing Pot Stores Can Burn Through Cities' Legal
Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov 2011 – Costly Lawsuits Do Not Always Succeed, Many Municipalities Have Discovered. Laws Are Confusing, Officials Say Three years ago, Garden Grove enacted a ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. But the city’s crackdown didn’t go the way officials planned. Dealing with one marijuana case cost $200,000 in attorney’s fees, leaving city leaders with sticker shock.