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San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Task Force If Marijuana Legalized In 2016

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is hoping to get approval to create a task force to help plan local policies if cannabis is legalized in the 2016 California election.

04/28/2015

San Jose Cop Arraigned

San Jose Police Officer Arraigned On Marijuana Possession Charges With Intent To Sell

A San Jose police officer faces nearly four years in jail if convicted on charges of marijuana possession with intent to sell after being arraigned Friday afternoon.

04/24/2015

Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom. (Photo by Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Holds Forum On How To Regulate Pot If California Legalizes It

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom held a public hearing on UCLA’s campus to discuss how to best regulate recreational marijuana should it become legal in the State of California.

04/21/2015

Mess left behind by revelers during the 420 celebration on Hippie Hill at Golden Gate Park. (CBS)

420 Partiers Leave Behind Mess At Golden Gate Park

After the haze cleared from Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park, the buzz of 10,000 marijuana revelers trying to recreate the Summer of Love wore off, the aftermath came into focus.

04/21/2015

"The Waldos," a group of San Rafael High School students who said they coined the marijuana term '420' in 1971. (CBS)

420’s Founding Fathers: Marin Men Reflect On Their 1970’s Code For Pot That Went Global

On Monday, marijuana aficionados marked 420 Day. The term, now famous around the world, was coined right here in the Bay Area.

04/20/2015

A man lights up a joint during the 4/20 Day celebration of marijuana in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, April 20, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Accomodates Marijuana Smokers For 4/20 Holiday Event In Golden Gate Park

That wasn’t fog hovering over Golden Gate Park in San Francisco Monday. It was a cloud of marijuana smoke over a sea of stoners on Hippie Hill celebrating 4/20, the unofficial marijuana holiday.

04/20/2015

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‘Drug Breathalyzer’ Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In California

As cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.

04/20/2015

Golden Gate Park revelers celebrate '420' in San Francisco on Sunday, April 20th 2014. (Photo: Tim Ryan)

San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration As Thousands Expected To Flood Golden Gate Park

A thick, smoky haze may be visible over San Francisco Monday as thousands of people are expected to flood the city for an annual 4/20 celebration for marijuana enthusiasts.

04/19/2015

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

California Judge Declines Removing Marijuana From List Of Most Dangerous Drugs, Disappointing Activists

A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide legalization.

04/15/2015

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson Reportedly Launching Line Of Designer Marijuana, Pot Stores

Country music legend Willie Nelson’s affinity for marijuana is well-known. Now, Nelson is looking at entering the marijuana business, with his own brand of marijuana blends and stores.

03/27/2015

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