Marijuana

In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

‘Vape’ Becomes Oxford Dictionary Word Of The Year

According to Oxford, the use of the word “vape”, which can be used as both a word or a noun, has doubled in 2014 (from the previous year), and its rampant use could no longer be ignored.

11/18/2014

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The Test

Medicinal marijuana is legal in California. But what are patients really buying when they shop at their local dispensary? Reporter Mike Sugerman conducted a random test.

11/17/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Says Legalization Of Marijuana Imminent In California

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says the legalization of marijuana in the Golden State is inevitable.

11/17/2014

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Driver Allegedly High On Methadone Smashes Car Into Richmond Utility Box, Knocking Power Out For 3,600 Residents

At least 3,600 Marina Bay residents were without power Sunday afternoon after an impaired driver crashed his car into a PG&E utility box, according to Richmond police.

11/17/2014

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Strangest Expense Report Ever: TV Reporter Buys $600 Worth Of Medical Marijuana For Story

It’s not everyday that a TV station’s general manager has to sign an expense report for $600 in pot, but this is California, and this is 2014, and this is a serious consumer story.

11/17/2014

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Why California Wasn’t The First State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

In the election a few weeks ago, two more states and Washington, D.C. voted to legalize marijuana. The question is: why hasn’t California?

11/17/2014

Ryme Windham smokes marijuana at 4:20 pm outside at Hempfest on April 20, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Meg Roussos/Getty Images)

UCSF Study Suggests Secondhand Marijuana Smoke As Bad As Tobacco Smoke For Heart Health

Breathing secondhand marijuana smoke may be just as bad for your heart as tobacco smoke, according to preliminary research from UCSF.

11/16/2014

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Man Tried To Take 3.5 Pounds Of Marijuana On SFO Flight; Claimed He Was A Big Pot Eater

A San Mateo County jury Wednesday found a 36-year-old San Francisco man guilty of attempting to bring marijuana aboard a flight at the San Francisco International Airport last year, prosecutors said.

11/12/2014

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Orphaned Bear Cubs Found Beaten Near Chico Pot Farms Released Back Into The Wild

Bear cubs who suffered severe injuries, most likely at the hands of humans, were released back into the wild recently after undergoing months of intense recovery at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care,

11/04/2014

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

San Jose City Council Says It Will Take Steps To Counter New Medicinal Marijuana Initiative

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — After an initiative that would repeal San Jose’s new medical marijuana regulations garnered enough signatures to make it to the ballot, the City Council said on Tuesday that it will decide […]

10/29/2014

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