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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Find Evidence Of Marijuana Grow Operation In Vacant Home

San Jose police who searched a vacant home a block north of state Highway 85 in South San Jose on Monday found evidence of marijuana cultivation but the plants already had been removed, officers said.

03/27/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

4 Sonoma State Students Accused Of Making Narcotics, Selling Marijuana

Rohnert Park public safety officers arrested four Sonoma State University students Tuesday on suspicion of manufacturing narcotics and possession of marijuana for sale.

03/26/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feinstein Joins Brown Opposing Marijuana Legalization, Worried About Stoned Drivers

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism about legalizing marijuana in California for recreational purposes.

03/19/2014

A California polling place

Phil Matier: Time And Money Running Out On Many Ballot Initiative Campaigns

It’s crunch time for would-be California ballot initiatives with backers of some particularly controversial ones acknowledging they may not have the support or money to qualify their initiatives for the November ballot.

03/18/2014

Police outside the home in the Coyote Creek area of San Jose where a man was found shot dead, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Homicide Victim, Marijuana Plants Found Inside San Jose Coyote Creek Home

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in a San Jose home where officers found a number of marijuana plants on Monday night, a police sergeant said.

03/18/2014

A marijuana growing operation was found inside this burning San Jose home (CBS)

San Jose Firefighters Find Marijuana Grow After 1-Alarm Blaze

Firefighters put out a one-alarm fire at a San Jose residence that was the scene of a marijuana grow operation on Sunday night, a fire dispatcher said.

03/17/2014

brownies

Hayward Girl Arrested For Giving Pot-Laced Brownies To High School Classmates

A 16-year-old Hayward girl was arrested for allegedly giving weed-laced brownies to five of her fellow Hayward High School students on Wednesday morning, police said.

03/13/2014

A vial of medical marijuana

State Oversight May Curb California Marijuana Industry

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.

03/09/2014

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3rd-Graders Caught Smoking Pot In Sonora School Bathroom

Three third-grade students in a Sonora elementary school were busted for smoking pot in the school’s bathroom.

03/05/2014

Jerry Brown Interview

Gov. Brown Questions Benefits Of Legal Marijuana

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.

03/02/2014

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