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BCC Announces Enforcement Action on Unlicensed Cannabis Retailer in Banning, CA

Jul 12, 2019

SACRAMENTO – The Bureau of Cannabis Control and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU) today announced enforcement action on an unlicensed cannabis retailer operating in Southern California.

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, DOI-CEU served a search warrant on “Strange Therapy Solutions”, an illegal retailer located at 2781 W. Ramsey St. in the city of Banning. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of over $1.6 million in cannabis products. Two misdemeanor citations were also issued.

The Banning Police Department assisted DOI-CEU in the serving of the search warrant.

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