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Marijuana

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

(CBS)

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

(CBS)

Ex-Convicts Charged In Marijuana Deal Murder In Oakland Parking Lot

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.

02/26/2014

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana Dispensaries

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.

02/20/2014

2 ounces of hash oil. (jlcoving/Wikipedia)

Popularity of Butane Hash Oil Alarms East Bay Fire Investigator

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.

02/20/2014

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