Marijuana

A bud is seen on a mature marijuana plant that is displayed at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo April 18, 2010 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Climate Change, Drought Likely Means Marijuana Grown In California Will Be More Potent

Researchers are also concerned about how the increasing number of people growing marijuana on public lands will affect the ecosystem.

05/13/2015

A medical marijuana patient smokes marijuana during a protest outside of the State of California building on July 18, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chemical Compound Blamed For Spike In Synthetic Marijuana Hospitalizations

A powerful and potentially harmful chemical compound has been found in synthetic marijuana tested in several states that saw a huge spike in the number of people hospitalized because of the drug last month.

05/08/2015

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)

High & Dry: California’s Drought Prompts Crackdown On Marijuana Farmers

As the drought worsens, water managers are drafting new rules to mitigate the impact of pot farming with Marijuana being one of the biggest cash crops, from Santa Rosa north.

05/08/2015

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Police Tweet Pot Smoker’s To-Do List: Get Up… Dye Hair… Get Stoned

Yes, even stoners are serious about getting it done.

05/04/2015

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Underground High-End Dinner Series In SF Pairs Marijuana With Every Course

So, if and when weed becomes legalized in California, will these dinners become the norm? Or will their speakeasy-type lure fade away?

04/30/2015

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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

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