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Enforcement Notices Sent to Marijuana Storefronts in Western
Washington Operating Within School Zones  

AUG 23 (SEATTLE) - Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration sent notification letters to the operators and property owners of 23 marijuana store fronts located in school zones. The letters informed the owner/operators that such enterprises operating as “dispensaries” within 1,000 feet of a school, playground or other prohibited area could result in the seizure and forfeiture of assets, as well as criminal prosecution. The seizure could include the property where the storefront operates, any money received from the enterprise, and potential criminal
prosecution. The letter informs dispensary operators and property owners to cease the sale and distribution of marijuana within 30 days.
 
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