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Mike Watson buys marijuana at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Begins Legal Sales Of Recreational Marijuana; Strong Sales Create Weed Shortage

Twenty months after voters legalized recreational cannabis for adults over 21, Washington state’s first few licensed pot shops opened for business Tuesday, catering to hundreds of customers who lined up outside, thrilled to be part of the historic moment.

07/08/2014

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Expert Says Andy Lopez Was Impaired By Marijuana When Shot Dead By Sonoma Deputy

Andy Lopez had marijuana in his blood that might have impaired his judgment and slowed his decision-making at the time the 13-year-old was killed by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy in October, according to the teen’s autopsy results.

07/08/2014

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San Jose Pot Clubs Stand Up Against Tough New Regulations

Pot clubs are gearing up for a war against the city of San Jose after the City Council voted in tough new pot club regulations.

07/04/2014

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San Carlos Man Busted Selling Pot In Single Scoop Cups At His Ice Cream Shop

A manager at a Belmont Baskin-Robbins pleaded no contest Wednesday to selling marijuana through the ice cream shop and received a sentence of 90 days in jail and five years’ probation

07/03/2014

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

Berkeley To Force Marijuana Dispensaries To Provide Free Weed For Low-Income Patients

The city of Berkeley now requires medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2 percent of the amount of cannabis they sell each year free to low-income patients.

07/02/2014

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Richmond Firefighters Find Marijuana Grow Operation During House Fire

Firefighters responding to a house fire in Richmond early Tuesday morning found a marijuana grow operation there.

07/01/2014

Ryme Windham smokes marijuana at 4:20 pm outside at Hempfest on April 20, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Meg Roussos/Getty Images)

New Online Dating Site Caters To Marijuana Smokers

A new online dating site is carving out yet another niche among those looking for love by singling out singles who share an affinity for smoking marijuana.

06/26/2014

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

Santa Clara Supervisors Enact Moratorium On Marijuana Dispensaries In Unincorporated Areas

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to enact an immediate moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated Santa Clara County, officials said.

06/25/2014

Dave Armstrong's cannabis operation MediMart is able to stay open because of Sam Jose's "closed loop collective" rule. (CBS SF)

San Jose Man Protects Cannabis Collective During City-Wide Crackdown

MediMarts owner Dave Armstrong will be the last man standing in what might be the only legal outdoor marijuana farm in Santa Clara County thanks to the closed collective system.

06/24/2014

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Nearly 28,000 Marijuana Plants Removed From Los Padres National Forest

Almost 28,000 marijuana plants were removed last week from illegal cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Monterey County by federal, state and local authorities, the sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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