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Pacific Fisher

Elusive Mammal Threatened By Illegal Pot Farms

Illegal marijuana farms may be to blame for the dwindling population of an elusive mammal many have never seen—the Pacific fisher.

10/11/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Few Legal Consequences For Growers Gaming California Marijuana Laws

They call it the green rush: People from all over the world are flocking to Northern California’s Humboldt County to grow marijuana. The law says it has to be for medicine, but it’s all too easy to game the system with hardly any legal consequences.

10/01/2014

Chopper 5 over a marijuana growing operation in Humboldt County. (CBS)

Northern California Marijuana Grows Attract International Investment

State drug agents told KPIX 5 the number of pot plants growing in California has doubled in the past five years. Marijuana is by far the state’s number one cash crop.

09/30/2014

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Sonoma Police Discover Marijuana Grow During Bar Assault Arrests

Sonoma County authorities discovered a marijuana grow while arresting one of two suspects Thursday morning for an assault in a bar last month. Narcotics detectives found a large marijuana indoor and outdoor growing operation with more than 400 plants.

04/18/2014

Marijuana

San Jose Couple Arrested In Arizona, Accused Of Transporting Pot Grow In Rental Truck

A Bay Area couple has been arrested in northern Arizona for allegedly transporting a marijuana growing operation in a rental truck.

04/03/2014

A marijuana growing operation was found inside this burning San Jose home (CBS)

San Jose Firefighters Find Marijuana Grow After 1-Alarm Blaze

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at a San Jose residence that was the scene of a marijuana grow operation on Sunday night, a fire dispatcher said.

03/17/2014

Firefighter Graphic

Marijuana Grow Operation Found In Burning Richmond Home

Fire crews discovered what appeared to be a marijuana grow operation while fighting a one-alarm house fire in Richmond on Thursday evening, a fire battalion chief said Friday.

01/17/2014

Marijuana plants at an illegal campsite near Pasatiempo Creek in Santa Cruz. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

Marijuana Grow, Illegal Campsite Cleared Out In Santa Cruz

Police will be cleaning up an illegal campsite and marijuana grow operation near the Pasatiempo Creek in Santa Cruz Friday.

08/16/2013

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Multiple Agencies Target Marijuana Grows In Rural Santa Clara County

The hope is to get rid of major growing operations, that pose a threat to the safety of the public.

08/14/2013

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Agents Pull 15,000 Pot Plants In Sierra National Forest

Agents in Madera County have eradicated nearly 15,000 marijuana plants on two grow sites in the Sierra National Forest.

06/13/2013

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