Marijuana

City of Clearlake. (CBS)

Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.

03/18/2015

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

Marijuana Grower Must Pay Santa Rosa Landlord Almost $13,000 In Back Rent

A 23-year-old man was ordered to pay $12,614 in restitution to his former Santa Rosa landlord on Monday for lost rent after police uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation there, according to the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office.

03/17/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still Running

Seven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn’t slowed down.

03/17/2015

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

California Lawmakers Not Planning Crackdown On Marijuana DUI’s

For the first time in three years, California lawmakers won’t debate cracking down on drivers who have marijuana in their systems.

03/12/2015

Marijuana

Solano Deputies Respond To Domestic Violence Call, Find Guns, Pot, Lab, Honey Oil; 2 Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies found 95 marijuana plants with a street value of $285,000, a sophisticated butane honey oil conversion lab, two ounces of honey oil and three handguns.

03/12/2015

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

San Jose Firefighters Quell Blaze At Suspected Marijuana Grow House

Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire at a suspected marijuana grow house in San Jose on Saturday evening.

03/08/2015

Some of the marijuana evidence found inside a rental van parked in the Franklin Canyon Golf Course parking lot in Hercules. (Hercules Police Dept.)

247 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Man Trying To Lay Low In Empty Hercules Golf Course Parking Lot

A man found sleeping inside a van in an empty parking lot at a Hercules golf course has been arrested after police also found 247 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.

03/05/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s Founders Would Consider Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream, When It’s Legal

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream say they would consider selling a cannabis-infused flavor, when it’s completely legal.

02/26/2015

A marijuana smoker appears in an ballot measure supporting legalization in 2016. (CBS)

California Marijuana Legalization Supporters Worry Video From Smokers Promising Hash Bars Will Hurt Campaign

A new online video could shape the early debate over legalizing pot in California, but some supporters fear it could backfire.

02/25/2015

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Vallejo Rejects $50,000 In Tax Money From Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, City Seeks To Limit Them

The city of Vallejo no longer accepts sales tax money from medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials rejected $50,000 in taxes from dispensaries last week.

02/24/2015

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