What to Know
- The San Diego Development Service Commission approved the City of San Diego's first medical marijuana dispensary license on Oct. 15, 2014.
- The City legally allows marijuana dispensaries that carry officially approved licenses, operating by the rules and paying taxes.
- At one point 50 illegal dispensaries were operating in the city, according to police.
Police raided a marijuana dispensary in North Park Thursday morning, in an ongoing effort to shut down all the illegally operating marijuana shops in San Diego.
Two people were detained for questioning after the apartment complex on Utah and University avenue was raided at about 8 a.m., said SDPD officers.
All the products and business records were seized from the location, as part of the police investigation, according to SDPD.
There are nearly 20 other illegal marijuana shops in San Diego that police are still working to shut down, said SDPD officers.
The SDPD is working to obtain 12 other search warrants to investigate other marijuana shops, suspected of operating without a legal license. Police said they will continue their search until no illegal dispensaries are left in town.