Marijuana

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Sonoma County Marijuana Bust Windfall: $1.4 Million Cash, Gold, Silver Seized In Record Haul

More than $1 million in cash, along with gold and silver pieces, were seized from a Sebastopol home where a marijuana growing operation was found – a haul that appears to be a record for Sonoma County.

10/16/2014

Marijuana, pot

Police Seize $465K Of Marijuana Plants Growing In ‘Quiet’ San Leandro Neighborhood

Officers arrested three men suspected of participating in an illegal marijuana growing operation in San Leandro Friday.

10/16/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Of Shooting In Santa Rosa Leads To 7 Arrested On Drug Charges

A report about a shooting led to the arrests of seven people on drug charges at a west Santa Rosa residence late Monday morning.

10/14/2014

A task force in Santa Cruz arrested Justin Pullman on charges of producing butane hash oil. (Source: Santa Cruz Police)

Sophisticated Hash Oil Lab, $300K In Marijuana Found Blocks Away From Santa Cruz Hospital

A Santa Cruz County task force arrested a 30-year-old man last Thursday and confiscated more than $300,000 worth of marijuana after finding a sophisticated hash oil lab in Santa Cruz, a task force official said.

10/13/2014

Pacific Fisher

Elusive Mammal Threatened By Illegal Pot Farms

Illegal marijuana farms may be to blame for the dwindling population of an elusive mammal many have never seen—the Pacific fisher.

10/11/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Fremont Police Seize 277 Marijuana Plants And $70,000 In Honey Oil Lab Bust

Police confiscated 277 marijuana plants and nearly $70,000 in cash during the bust of a marijuana grow house and butane honey oil extraction lab in a Fremont home last month.

10/08/2014

Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Fire Crews Encounter A Booby-Trapped Marijuana Grow While Fighting Fire

Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.

10/03/2014

Cannabis plant leaf (OLIVER BERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Few Legal Consequences For Growers Gaming California Marijuana Laws

They call it the green rush: People from all over the world are flocking to Northern California’s Humboldt County to grow marijuana. The law says it has to be for medicine, but it’s all too easy to game the system with hardly any legal consequences.

10/01/2014

Chopper 5 over a marijuana growing operation in Humboldt County. (CBS)

Northern California Marijuana Grows Attract International Investment

State drug agents told KPIX 5 the number of pot plants growing in California has doubled in the past five years. Marijuana is by far the state’s number one cash crop.

09/30/2014

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Considers Increasing Fines Up To $50,000 For Rule-Breaking Pot Clubs

Pot clubs not following San Jose’s new cannabis club regulations could soon be handed a massive fine.

09/29/2014

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