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.
A man who accidentally shot himself in the leg outside Santa Rosa prompted the discovery by police of an elaborate marijuana-growing operation, according a published report.
A federal crackdown on medical marijuana clinics has been a buzzkill for an Oakland school dubbed the “Princeton of Pot.”
Oakland officials were considering new amendments to a city law that licenses large medical marijuana growing operations following a warning from the district attorney.