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Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Calif. Pot Legalization Supporters Won’t Put Measure On 2014 Ballot

A coalition of leading drug reform groups has decided against pursuing a ballot initiative this year to legalize the adult use of marijuana in California.

02/18/2014

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

Bay Area Lawmakers Demand Change To ‘Unjust And Irrational’ Federal Marijuana Policy

The current federal policy on marijuana “perpetuates an unjust and irrational system,” according to a letter signed by 17 members of congress, including four Bay Area representatives.

02/12/2014

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Mendocino County Cracking Down On Pot Growers Who Steal Water

To say Mendocino County is tolerant when it comes to marijuana would be an understatement. Amid a severe drought, authorities have no tolerance for marijuana growers who are stealing water.

02/05/2014

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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

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Benicia Teacher Accused Of Feeding Colleagues Pot-Laced Food

Benicia police have arrested an elementary school teacher on poisoning charges after she allegedly fed her co-workers marijuana-laced food at an employee pot luck.

01/24/2014

Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation during a firefight in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Pittsburg House Fire Leads To Marijuana Grow Discovery

A two-alarm fire damaged a house in Pittsburg early Friday morning, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.

01/24/2014

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Antioch House Fire Reveals Large Indoor Marijuana Grow

A fire at a home in Antioch on Monday night revealed a large indoor marijuana grow, a fire inspector said Tuesday.

01/14/2014

Vacaville Police said $571,000 worth of marijuana was found inside a home that was the target of a home invasion robbery on December 18, 2013. (Vacaville Police Department)

$571K In Marijuana Found After Vacaville Home Invasion Robbery

Marijuana with a street value of $571,000 was found in a residence where one person was shot and two beaten during a home invasion robbery Wednesday evening, a Solano County sheriff’s deputy said Thursday afternoon.

12/19/2013

Oakland Police said 28 pounds of marijuana was found inside a gift shop on the 700 block of 55th Street on December 18, 2013. (Oakland Police Department)

Illegal Marijuana Operation Discovered At Oakland Gift Shop

As much as 28 pounds of marijuana was discovered at an Oakland gift shop Wednesday afternoon, police said.

12/19/2013

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Man Accused Of Smuggling 45 Pounds Of Pot From Bay Area To Georgia

Authorities in coastal Georgia say an Atlanta man accused of smuggling about 45 pounds of marijuana from the Bay Area has been arrested.

12/12/2013

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