Marijuana

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Men Arrested After 800 Pot Plants Found, Threatened To Empty Streams In Mendocino County

Four out-of-state residents are suspected of cultivating and possessing pot for sale in a rural area of Mendocino County after investigators found 800 marijuana plants and a hash oil lab.

09/01/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Oakland Lawsuit Over Marijuana Dispensary

A federal appeals court has rejected Oakland’s attempt to stop the government from shutting down a large medical marijuana dispensary.

08/20/2015

420 Games

Hundreds Of Stoners Do 4-Mile Run To Prove You Can Mix Cannabis And Sports At 420 Games In SF

More than 300 came from around the Bay Area to Golden Gate Park to participate in a 4-mile run to change stoner stereotypes.

08/15/2015

A marijauna grower is shown with some of his plants.  (Getty Images)

NorCal Water Board Adopts Nation’s First Rules On Pot Growers’ Water Use

A first of its kind regulatory plan approved by North Coast water quality officials Thursday now requires marijuana growers to register their operations and prove they are practicing environmentally responsible farming methods.

08/14/2015

A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer's of the 3-day event plan to showcase high quality cannabis from growers and vendors throughout the state. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

High Time For a Medical Marijuana Tax? Former GOP State Senator Thinks So

A former tax-fighting Republican state senator now thinks it’s time to slap an excise tax on sales of medical marijuana.

08/13/2015

2 ounces of hash oil. (jlcoving/Wikipedia)

Gov. Brown Boosts Penalties For In-Home Hash Oil, Meth Labs

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill increasing the penalties for manufacturing hash oil or methamphetamine in residential California neighborhoods.

08/07/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Is Marijuana Cultivation Sucking California Dry?

An increasing number of marijuana operations is making California’s drought worse, according to a new study.

08/07/2015

A raid in the Santa Cruz mountains led to hundreds of marijuana plants. (Courtesy: Bay City News)

Santa Cruz Mountains Raid Uncovers Hundreds Of Marijuana Plants

A raid Thursday morning at an illegal marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz Mountains led to the discovery of hundreds of plants valued at about $1.7 million, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/06/2015

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4 Arrested At Napa Home Where Marijuana Plants, Other Contraband Found

Authorities arrested four people Thursday at a Napa home, where detectives found marijuana plants and evidence of the manufacture of concentrated cannabis.

08/02/2015

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Officials Consider State-Run Bank To Serve The Pot Industry

The banking and marijuana industries could become unlikely allies in California’s green rush.

08/01/2015

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