Pot

A marijauna grower is shown with some of his plants.  (Getty Images)

NorCal Water Board Adopts Nation’s First Rules On Pot Growers’ Water Use

A first of its kind regulatory plan approved by North Coast water quality officials Thursday now requires marijuana growers to register their operations and prove they are practicing environmentally responsible farming methods.

08/14/2015

A vendor weighs buds for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, or Independence Day, in Los Angeles, California on July 4, 2014 where organizer's of the 3-day event plan to showcase high quality cannabis from growers and vendors throughout the state. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

High Time For a Medical Marijuana Tax? Former GOP State Senator Thinks So

A former tax-fighting Republican state senator now thinks it’s time to slap an excise tax on sales of medical marijuana.

08/13/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Is Marijuana Cultivation Sucking California Dry?

An increasing number of marijuana operations is making California’s drought worse, according to a new study.

08/07/2015

A raid in the Santa Cruz mountains led to hundreds of marijuana plants. (Courtesy: Bay City News)

Santa Cruz Mountains Raid Uncovers Hundreds Of Marijuana Plants

A raid Thursday morning at an illegal marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz Mountains led to the discovery of hundreds of plants valued at about $1.7 million, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.

08/06/2015

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4 Arrested At Napa Home Where Marijuana Plants, Other Contraband Found

Authorities arrested four people Thursday at a Napa home, where detectives found marijuana plants and evidence of the manufacture of concentrated cannabis.

08/02/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Report Calls For Heavy Regulation If California Legalizes Marijuana

A blue-ribbon panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday released a policy report recommending that any move to legalize marijuana in California should emphasize public safety, limiting access by minors, and limiting corporate control over the maximization of tax revenue.

07/22/2015

A bud is seen on a mature marijuana plant that is displayed at The International Cannabis and Hemp Expo April 18, 2010 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

First Ever Television Commercial For Legal Marijuana Expected To Air

A Denver tv station will break new ground in the world of legalized marijuana

07/20/2015

Medical marijuana and pill bottle (Getty Images)

Aptos Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Running Back Room Marijuana Dispensary

A bar owner was arrested last week for allegedly running a marijuana dispensary at his Aptos business, a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s spokesman said.

07/14/2015

Medical marijuana and pill bottle (Getty Images)

California Bill Helps Medical Marijuana Users Access Organ Transplants

California lawmakers have passed a bill that prevents medical marijuana users from being denied organ transplants just because they use pot.

06/23/2015

Sir Paul McCartney (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney No Longer Smokes Marijuana

The former Beatle said he doesn’t want set a bad example for his kids and grandchildren by using marijuana.

05/30/2015

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