SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego's city attorney is suing a medical marijuana dispensary to force it to close.
The Los Angeles Times reports that the move this week is a reversal of the city's official policy toward medical dispensaries under former Mayor Bob Filner.
After Filner took office, he called for City Attorney Jan Goldsmith to stop taking dispensaries to court to force closure.
Filner resigned at the end of August after allegations of sexually harassing several women.
Days after his resignation, Acting Mayor Todd Gloria reversed Filner's policy.
This week the city attorney filed a civil complaint to shut down the Central Wellness Collective in mid-city.
The complaint holds the property owners liable for allowing the dispensary to remain open despite city zoning laws, which ban their operation in any zone.
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