Livermore Seeks Court Injunction To Shut Down Pot Shop –

The city, he said, is awaiting a response from the court on the restraining order and expects a hearing soon on a temporary injunction. Club operators, he said, also have criminal charges pending for marijuana possession and distribution. Meanwhile, patients are pleading with the city to allow Tree of Life to remain open, claiming they’re being unfairly harassed by police when leaving the club. “I need access to medication; I don’t want to have to worry about being pulled over right up the street,” Taylor Yapp of Pleasanton told council members recently. Livermore Police Chief Mike Harris denied the department is conducting extra enforcement near the facility. Tree of Life spokesman Derek Baker, who said he uses medicinal marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, said he wants the city to issue a temporary stay while it analyzes the pros and cons of a storefront collective.
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