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Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Fire Crews Encounter A Booby-Trapped Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire

Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.

10/03/2014

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

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Considers Increasing Fines Up To $50,000 For Rule-Breaking Pot Clubs

Pot clubs not following San Jose’s new cannabis club regulations could soon be handed a massive fine.

09/29/2014

An erradication team goes on a pot farm raid in the Six Rivers National Forest. (CBS)

Behind The Scenes View Of Humboldt Pot Raid Shows Environmental Wreckage From Illegal Marijuana Farms

Deep in Humboldt County’s Six Rivers National Forest, a team of law enforcement agents deploys choppers filled with agents to battle illegal marijuana grows and combat the environmental damage from massive pot farms.

09/26/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Marijuana Grow House In Antioch, Dogs Rescued

Firefighters have contained a fire that broke out at a marijuana grow house in Antioch Tuesday afternoon, a fire captain said.

09/23/2014

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)

About The Bay: Harvest Time Is Here For California’s Marijuana Growers

It’s harvest season for the massive California marijuana industry but the quasi-legal status of the drug means the safety of those who grow and process it is always in question.

09/22/2014

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)

Medical Marijuana Grower To Showcase ‘Wicked Wicking System’ For Growing Plants, Produce Amid Calfornia Drought

A medical marijuana entrepreneur is promoting his method of developing thriving cannabis gardens amid California’s drought as a way to radically cut water waste.

09/15/2014

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Mysterious Men Dropping From Helicopters To Chop Down NorCal Marijuana Grows

There’s been some mysterious activity in the skies over Mendocino County lately. Folks who live there want to know: Who are the armed men dropping out of helicopters to chop down their marijuana grows?

09/12/2014

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

Emerald Triangle’s ‘Murder Mountain’ In Marijuana Country Living Up To Its Name

Marijuana sales nationwide are estimated to hit $104 billion this year, and a lot of it is coming from California’s Emerald Triangle of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

09/11/2014

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