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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

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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Random Drug Searches Coming To Petaluma Schools

School administrators are hoping to cut down on the number of kids smoking or selling marijuana on campuses.

11/20/2013

A man shows a type of marijuana at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. A bicycle ride against drug trafficking and in favour of the legalization of self-cultivation of marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes took place in Medellin on October 6, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA (Photo credit should read RAUL ARBOLEDA/AFP/GettyImages)

100 Pounds Of Marijuana Found Growing In Milpitas Home’s Backyard

Milpitas police recovered about 100 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $250,000 from a backyard of a home in a quiet Milpitas neighborhood, police reported Wednesday.

10/24/2013

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom give remarks after being sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newsom Leads Panel To Legalize Pot In California

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.

10/17/2013

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13 Arrested, $4M In Marijuana Found During Alameda County Sweep

Thirteen people were taken into police custody following a marijuana cultivation and drug trafficking sweep in Alameda County on Thursday, police said.

10/11/2013

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Pot Smuggler’s Boat Capsizes Off Beach Near Santa Cruz

Authorities recovered 80 pounds of marijuana Monday from a smuggler’s boat driven from Mexico that capsized off a beach in Santa Cruz County with most of its drug cache missing, a sheriff’s deputy said.

09/30/2013

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

North Bay Man Convicted After Police Find Pot-Scented Cash

A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car’s trunk.

09/27/2013

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San Jose Marijuana Grow Operation Found During Firefight

San Jose police were investigating a marijuana grow operation inside a suburban home in South San Jose that firefighters discovered while battling a fire Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

09/20/2013

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16 Arrested After Raid On Pot Grow Near Eureka

Authorities have arrested 16 people and found great environmental damage after raiding a marijuana grow on a rural Northern California property.

09/10/2013

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