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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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San Jose Leaders Approve Tough New Regulations For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The new rules would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located and would also force them to grow their own marijuana.

06/11/2014

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

$13.9 Million Pot Farm Discovered, Destroyed In Northern Napa County

The Napa Special Investigations Bureau and Napa County Sheriff’s Office detectives eradicated nearly 14,000 marijuana plants at an illegal grow site Tuesday in northern Napa County near the Lake County line.

06/06/2014

Marijuana joint, pot smoke, smoker

SF Man Acquitted Of Felony Charges After Offering Pot To Undercover Cop Posing As Stressed-Out Stranger On ‘Hippie Hill’

A man who allegedly offered a pinch of marijuana to an undercover San Francisco police officer posing as a stressed out stranger in Golden Gate Park last winter, was acquitted today of felony marijuana charges.

06/05/2014

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San Jose Cop Out On Bail, Put On Paid Leave After Marijuana Arrest

A San Jose police officer is out of jail following his arrest on suspicion of dealing marijuana that he kept at a storage facility.

06/05/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officer Arrested After Pile Of Pot Found In Rented Storage Locker

Officers found the marijuana in a storage closet rented in the 400 block of Tully Road about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday and discovered the closet had been rented to Officer Son Vu, 42.

06/04/2014

A vial of medical marijuana

20 San Jose Dispensaries Expected To Join ‘Weed For Votes’ Program

Last week the Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition announced they planned to hand out marijuana to people who could prove they cast their vote. On Monday, the group released a list of participating dispensaries.

06/02/2014

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

South Bay Pot Proponents Planning To Offer Free ‘Weed For Votes’ During Upcoming Election

A coalition of pro-marijuana activists think they have sparked an idea that could help get like-minded local politicians in office. They say they will offer discounts or giveaways of pot to people who can prove they vote during next week’s primary election.

05/30/2014

Medical marijuana strains at Harborside Health Center in Oakland (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

KCBS Cover Story: A Touch Of Grey At Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clubs

Seniors make up about 30 percent of Harborside Health Center’s current clientele of patients seeking medicinal marijuana. The facility claims to be the largest medical cannabis outfit in America.

05/27/2014

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Football Field-Sized Marijuana Greenhouses Seized In Central Valley

Authorities in Central California say they have seized more than 500 full-grown marijuana plants from a sophisticated growing operation near Fresno.

05/22/2014

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