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Marijuana Legalization Backers Gathering In SF To Discuss Strategy

Marijuana legalization proponents are gathering in San Francisco this weekend to hear about an unfolding campaign to have California join the four other states where it is now legal for adults to buy and use the drug recreationally.

02/13/2015

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County Jail Populations Declining After Voter-Approved Measure

Inmate populations are falling in once-overcrowded California county jails since voters decided in November that certain drug and property crimes should be treated as misdemeanors instead of felonies.

02/02/2015

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Magnets Used To Plant Drugs Under Unsuspecting Cars Traveling From Mexico

One motorist spotted the containers while pumping gas after crossing into Southern California on Jan. 12 and thought it might be a bomb. His call to police prompted an emergency response at the Chevron station, and then a shocker: 13.2 pounds of heroin were pulled from under the vehicle, according to a U.S. law enforcement official. San Diego police said the drugs were packed inside six magnetized cylinders.

01/22/2015

Family says 80-year-old woman was prematurely declared dead and died inside a hospital morgue freezer. (Getty Images)

Southern California Drug Maker Ordered To Shut Down

A federal court has issued an injunction shutting down a Southern California drug maker accused of violating the law in the manufacturing and distribution of dietary supplements.

01/16/2015

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Police Bust Ceres Drug Lab And Arrest 1 Person

A search warrant for suspected power theft turned into a sizable drug lab bust in Ceres on Thursday.

01/16/2015

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones cites the recent shooting of two deputies by an illegal immigrant as evidence the immigration process is broken. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Meth Seizures At US-Mexico Border Soar During 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Sunday that meth seized by the San Diego field office during the period accounted for 63 percent of all meth seized at land, air and sea entry points nationwide.

01/05/2015

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More Narcotics Are Coming Into California Jails

A 2011 California law that sends lower-level felons to county lock-ups to serve their time instead of state prison has caused a spike in narcotics smuggling in county jails, sheriff’s officials say.

11/29/2014

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Scott Stapp Of Band Creed Says He’s Broke

The 41-year-old lead singer of the Grammy-winning band says in a rambling 15-minute-long video posted on his Facebook page on Wednesday that he’s living in a hotel. He says he had been living in his truck and had no money for gas or food.

11/27/2014

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Woman Accused Of Doing Drugs With Bay Area Principal Faces Judge

A local woman who was allegedly found passed out in a Rancho Cordova motel room two weeks ago and had illegal drugs and painkillers nearby, was in court Tuesday.

10/14/2014

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Rocklin Man Surrenders After Hours-Long Standoff With Police

Police have taken a man into custody who was barricaded inside of a Rocklin home for hours on Tuesday morning.

09/30/2014

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California Counties Sue Over Painkiller Marketing

Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost the sales of painkillers behind the nation’s prescription drug addiction problem.

05/22/2014

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MLB, Union Eye New Drug Agreement

People familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and decrease suspensions for […]

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