Pot

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

Report From Panel Led By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Lays The Groundwork For Legalizing Marijuana In California

The report revealed California still has some major questions to answer before it tries to legalize marijuana in 2016.

03/26/2015

City of Clearlake. (CBS)

Town Of Clearlake Takes Center Stage In Emotional Battle Over Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.

03/18/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clinics Allegedly Run By Organized Criminal Enterprise Still Running

Seven suspects, including two doctors, have been charged so far. Despite the serious criminal allegations, we found the operation hasn’t slowed down.

03/17/2015

Marijuana

Solano Deputies Respond To Domestic Violence Call, Find Guns, Pot, Lab, Honey Oil; 2 Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies found 95 marijuana plants with a street value of $285,000, a sophisticated butane honey oil conversion lab, two ounces of honey oil and three handguns.

03/12/2015

Marijuana

Judge Orders Man Who Trashed Rental Home With Illegal Marijuana Grow To Pay Landlord $102K

Damage to the home included black mold in the walls, large electrical panels mounted in the bedrooms and boards nailed on the ceiling to hang marijuana.

03/11/2015

Some of the marijuana evidence found inside a rental van parked in the Franklin Canyon Golf Course parking lot in Hercules. (Hercules Police Dept.)

247 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Man Trying To Lay Low In Empty Hercules Golf Course Parking Lot

A man found sleeping inside a van in an empty parking lot at a Hercules golf course has been arrested after police also found 247 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.

03/05/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Native American Tribes Meet To Discuss Legalizing Pot On Reservations; NorCal Tribe Already Cashing In On Green Rush

Tribal leaders are drafting regulations for a marijuana industry, and they toured some dispensaries. “Historically we’ve always had the medicine man, and they’ve always prescribed herbal medicine,” said one leader.

02/27/2015

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Ben & Jerry’s Founders Would Consider Cannabis-Infused Ice Cream, When It’s Legal

The founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream say they would consider selling a cannabis-infused flavor, when it’s completely legal.

02/26/2015

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Vallejo Rejects $50,000 In Tax Money From Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, City Seeks To Limit Them

The city of Vallejo no longer accepts sales tax money from medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials rejected $50,000 in taxes from dispensaries last week.

02/24/2015

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Chef Shares Culinary Secrets In Cannabis Cooking Class

San Francisco’s JeffThe420Chef hosted a cooking class Saturday to share the recipe for his signature “light-tasting” oils and butters infused with pot.

02/21/2015

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