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Pot Growing Operation Uncovered At Elk Grove Home Following Fire

Neighbors saw no sign of a marijuana operation here, but police say they bust a few of these types of grows in Elk Grove a month.


Device tests drugs in people's systems from a simple cheek swab. (Credit: CBS13)

Calif. Assembly Committee Rejects Roadside Drug Testing Bill

An Assembly committee has rejected a bill making California one of more than a dozen states that allow police to conduct roadside testing for marijuana and other drugs.


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Sacramento Federal Judge Declines To Remove Marijuana From Dangerous Drug List

A federal judge in California has declined to remove marijuana from the list of the most dangerous drugs.


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With Legalization Possible, Pot Growers Become Lobbyists

California’s marijuana farmers have existed in a legal gray area during the 18 years since the state became the first to allow residents to use the drug for medical purposes.


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Sacramento Men Busted In North Dakota With 136 Pounds Of Pot

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says an Interstate 94 traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 136 pounds of marijuana.o



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



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.