13 Aug '11, 12pm

The Raw Deal: Feds Smash Down Doors on the Raw Food Culture

The Raw Deal: Feds Smash Down Doors on the Raw Food Culture

The shifting legality of marijuana dispensaries in California has created a cottage industry of sorts in the sunshine state, but has also occupied the headlines with reports of busts and shut downs by the Federal Government. So when late last month there was news about the Fed blowing into a Venice Beach shop, arresting three employees, confiscating contraband, and shutting the place down, well, I just assumed the store must have been dealing in marijuana-based products. It would only make sense. Actually they were selling zucchini, gluten-free bread, and various dairy products. To be sure, it was the dairy products that piqued the interest of the Fed, and got Rawsome Foods of Venice closed down for the foreseeable future. Now beyond the possible assumption that Rawsome Foods were selling hemp cheese or marijuana milk (two items I don’t think really exist) you need to go n...

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