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Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Lifeguards Discover Boat Containing Bale of Marijuana Off Monterey Coast

A suspected drug-running boat was found abandoned along the Monterey County coast on Saturday, after potentially unloading hundreds of bales of illegal marijuana just south of Carmel Highlands, sheriff’s deputies said.

02/17/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Demand Change To ‘Unjust And Irrational’ Federal Marijuana Policy

The current federal policy on marijuana “perpetuates an unjust and irrational system,” according to a letter signed by 17 members of congress, including four Bay Area representatives.

02/12/2014

Vladislav Miftakhov

Accused Penn-State Bomb Maker From Bay Area Faces Deportation

A university student from Russia charged with making bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate next week who will determine whether he’ll remain jailed until the charges go to trial.

02/07/2014

Vladislav Miftakhov

No Bail Reduction For Bay Area Student In Penn State Bomb-Making Case

A Pennsylvania judge has refused to reduce bail for a college student from Russia charged with possession of bomb-making and marijuana-growing materials.

02/06/2014

Marijuana, pot

Mendocino County Cracking Down On Pot Growers Who Steal Water

To say Mendocino County is tolerant when it comes to marijuana would be an understatement. Amid a severe drought, authorities have no tolerance for marijuana growers who are stealing water.

02/05/2014

(CBS)

Daly City Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Marijuana After Crash

A Daly City man who was allegedly high on marijuana was arrested after driving into two parked cars in South San Francisco on Tuesday night, police said.

02/05/2014

Marijuana, pot

UCSF Researchers Test Marijuana-Based Drug To Combat Child Epileptic Seizures

Researchers at UCSF are on the cutting edge of testing a marijuana-based drug for the treatment of severe epilepsy in kids.

02/04/2014

Edward Diaz, a counselor at Willow Glen Middle School in San Jose, is accused of selling marijuana to two students. (CBS)

San Jose School Counselor Accused Of Selling Marijuana To Students

An after school counselor at a middle school in San Jose is under arrest, after authorities said he sold marijuana to students.

01/30/2014

Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

Benicia Teacher Accused Of Feeding Colleagues Pot-Laced Food

Benicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.

01/24/2014

Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation during a firefight in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Pittsburg House Fire Leads To Marijuana Grow Discovery

A two-alarm fire damaged a house in Pittsburg early Friday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

01/24/2014

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