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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.

11 hours ago

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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.

21 hours ago

An erradication team goes on a pot farm raid in the Six Rivers National Forest. (CBS)

Behind The Scenes View Of Humboldt Pot Raid Shows Environmental Wreckage From Illegal Marijuana Farms

Deep in Humboldt County’s Six Rivers National Forest, a team of law enforcement agents deploys choppers filled with agents to battle illegal marijuana grows and combat the environmental damage from massive pot farms.

09/26/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Marijuana Grow House In Antioch, Dogs Rescued

Firefighters have contained a fire that broke out at a marijuana grow house in Antioch Tuesday afternoon, a fire captain said.

09/23/2014

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Mysterious Men Dropping From Helicopters To Chop Down NorCal Marijuana Grows

There’s been some mysterious activity in the skies over Mendocino County lately. Folks who live there want to know: Who are the armed men dropping out of helicopters to chop down their marijuana grows?

09/12/2014

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

Emerald Triangle’s ‘Murder Mountain’ In Marijuana Country Living Up To Its Name

Marijuana sales nationwide are estimated to hit $104 billion this year, and a lot of it is coming from California’s Emerald Triangle of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

09/11/2014

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

‘420 Games’ Aims To Show Marijuana Smokers In A Positive Light As Athletes, Responsible People

An event organized to show that people who smoke marijuana are athletic and responsible members of society – not just stoners and slackers – is being held this weekend in San Francisco.

09/10/2014

Windsor pot grow. (PHOTO COURTESY SONOMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

Couple Charged With Child Endangerment Stemming From Backyard Pot Grow In Sonoma County

A Windsor couple will be arraigned Monday on child endangerment charges after Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies found evidence on Wednesday of a hash laboratory and marijuana grow in their home, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

09/05/2014

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Richmond Students Sickened By Marijuana Brownies Sold At High School; Senior Girl Arrested

Authorities say five students got sick — including two who were rushed to the hospital unconscious — after eating marijuana brownies that were sold at a Richmond high school.

09/04/2014

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CHP Find $17,000 In Drugs, Cash During Oakland Traffic Stop

A Tuesday traffic stop in Oakland led to a drug arrest and the confiscation of more than $17,000 in drugs and cash.

08/28/2014

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