A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry — the farmers that grow the drug, the hundreds of storefront shops that sell it and especially the doctors who write recommendations allowing people to use it.
Three third-grade students in a Sonora elementary school were busted for smoking pot in the school’s bathroom.
Governor Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing pot is a good idea because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.
Two ex-convicts have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an Alameda man in the parking lot of a Walmart store in East Oakland in December that police said took place during a marijuana deal.
Inside the Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary, Girl Scout cookies are one of the most popular types of pot for sale. Now, the real ones are also being sold outside.
A growing trend among marijuana users of using highly flammable butane to create hash oil has firefighters in Contra Costa County on edge about potentially explosive fires that can lead to serious injuries.
Firefighters in Contra Costa County say illegal pot growing operations will be going up in smoke if the homes they are contained in catch fire.
A coalition of leading drug reform groups has decided against pursuing a ballot initiative this year to legalize the adult use of marijuana in California.
A man was arrested in Novato on Sunday night after police found marijuana and methamphetamine in his backpack, according to police.
A suspected drug-running boat was found abandoned along the Monterey County coast on Saturday, after potentially unloading hundreds of bales of illegal marijuana just south of Carmel Highlands, sheriff’s deputies said.