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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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Fire At South Sacramento Home Exposes Pot-Growing Operation

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire in south Sacramento this morning where pot plants were growing.

02/09/2015

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Man Arrested After House With Illegal Pot Grow Catches Fire

A man is behind bars after firefighters came across an illegal marijuana grow while putting out a fire at a home.

01/30/2015

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Crews Discover Suspected Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire At Elk Grove Home

A fire ripped through a home in Elk Grove overnight, but it is what crews found after the flames were out that has police now investigating the scene.

01/29/2015

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Federal Judge’s Ruling Could Affect Marijuana’s Classification As Schedule 1 Drug

Marijuana is considered the same as heroin and cocaine under federal law. For decades, advocates have fought to separate marijuana from other dangerous drugs. But this is the first time criminal defense lawyers have gotten this far in fixing what many call a double standard.

01/20/2015

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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

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Northern California Tribe Plans Marijuana Farm

A Northern California tribe has signed up to be the first tribe in the state to launch a large marijuana-growing operation.

01/10/2015

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Los Angeles City Attorney Sues To Block Marijuana Delivery App

The suit alleges that the iPhone and Android free app, Nestdrop, is a “flagrant attempt” to bypass restrictions contained in the medical marijuana law approved by Los Angeles voters last year.

12/02/2014

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Backpack Containing $100,000 In Cash Left At Burger King In San Jose

An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King restaurant found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth but so far no one has come forward to claim it.

11/27/2014

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Oregon Cities Prepared To Defend Marijuana Tax Laws After Measure Bans Practice

Measure 91, passed by voters on Nov. 4, has a clause forbidding any taxation on marijuana except by the state. Now, those cities say they are prepared to defend their taxes in court.

11/17/2014

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Army Employee Admits Trading Stolen Military Gear For Marijuana

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento says 38-year-old Devon Gregory Biggs, formerly of Reno, Nevada, pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft of government property from the Sierra Army Depot in Herlong in Lassen County.

11/12/2014

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California The Next Battleground In Marijuana Legalization Fight

Marijuana activists who have longed for decades to end America’s drug war pocketed more major victories Tuesday, with Oregon and the nation’s capital approving recreational pot use.

11/05/2014

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