For Elizabeth Silva, business manager at Yahaira Kolb Salon in Mission Hills, the smell of marijuana wafting into her storefront has become a frequent irritation. Silva's salon in next door to a cannabis dispensary on Sepulveda Boulevard, and the pungent odor often fills the business complex.

To ensure cannabis sellers are operating legally and not disturbing local communities, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and the Los Angeles Police Department have launched a citywide crackdown on unlicensed dispensaries, including 14 in the Valley.

Read the full story in the July 23 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.