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State Oversight May Curb California Marijuana Industry

A California lawmaker has introduced legislation to regulate the state’s free-wheeling medical marijuana industry — the farmers that grow the drug, the hundreds of storefront shops that sell it and especially the doctors who write recommendations allowing people to use it.

03/09/2014

Jerry Brown Interview

Gov. Brown Questions Benefits Of Legal Marijuana

Governor Jerry Brown said he is not sure legalizing pot is a good idea because the country could lose its competitive edge if too many people are getting stoned.

03/02/2014

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana Dispensaries

Inside the Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary, Girl Scout cookies are one of the most popular types of pot for sale. Now, the real ones are also being sold outside.

02/20/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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

Evidence from a robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary on Hillsdale Ave. in San Jose, January 21, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

San Jose Marijuana Dispensary Burglary Suspect Arrested After Stuck In Elevator Shaft

A man who had allegedly burglarized a medical marijuana dispensary in San Jose was arrested Tuesday morning after hiding in an elevator shaft and then getting stuck.

01/21/2014

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

San Jose Begins The Process Of Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

This comes after the San Jose City Council approved strict new regulations this week, limiting where dispensaries can operate.

12/12/2013

A man rolls a marijuana cigarette during a demonstration in front of the San Francisco Hall of Justice July 12, 2005 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Majority In Bay Area, California Favor Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Californians now favor legalizing marijuana for not just medicinal but also recreational purposes, according to new Field Poll results released on Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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

San Jose City Council Considering Strict Cannabis Club Regulations

The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.

12/10/2013

Sebastopol Mayor Robert Jacob is also executive director of two medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County. (City of Sebastopol)

Marijuana Dispensary Director Becomes Sebastopol Mayor

The Sebastopol City Council Tuesday night unanimously selected as mayor the founder and executive director of two Peace in Medicine licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County.

12/04/2013

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