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20 San Jose Dispensaries Expected To Join ‘Weed For Votes’ Program

Last week the Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition announced they planned to hand out marijuana to people who could prove they cast their vote. On Monday, the group released a list of participating dispensaries.

06/02/2014

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

South Bay Pot Proponents Planning To Offer Free ‘Weed For Votes’ During Upcoming Election

A coalition of pro-marijuana activists think they have sparked an idea that could help get like-minded local politicians in office. They say they will offer discounts or giveaways of pot to people who can prove they vote during next week’s primary election.

05/30/2014

Marijuana

Football Field-Sized Marijuana Greenhouses Seized In Central Valley

Authorities in Central California say they have seized more than 500 full-grown marijuana plants from a sophisticated growing operation near Fresno.

05/22/2014

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)

California Reportedly Leading Nation In Pot Poisonings Among Pet Dogs

An increasing number of dogs are being rushed to Bay Area emergency veterinary clinics after eating marijuana intended for human consumption. Experts say dogs left untreated after ingesting pot can suffer serious consequences, including coma and death.

05/21/2014

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

San Jose City Council Delays Vote On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.

05/14/2014

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

San Jose City Council To Vote On Reducing Pot Clubs

The San Jose City Council is expected to vote on Tuesday to drastically reduce the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city and create some rigid new rules.

05/13/2014

Chopper 5 image of boat ashore at Pescadero State Beach which authorities said contained "a large amount" of marijuana. (CBS)

1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal Investigation

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.

05/12/2014

Bags of marijuana sheriff's deputies said they found in the trunk of a black BMW driven by a man identified as 37-year-old Antioch resident Almighty Allah. (San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office.)

‘Almighty Allah’ Powerless To Prevent Arrest For Large Marijuana Stash During Byron Traffic Stop

A driver who was stopped by sheriff’s deputies in Byron for driving with expired registration tags was arrested after he was found to be carrying several large bags of marijuana, according to authorities.

05/09/2014

TSA agents at Oakland International Airport said they confiscated 81 pounds from marijuana found in luggage on May 2, 2014. A 26-year-old woman has been arrested in the case. (TSA)

Oakland Airport TSA Agents Find 81 Pounds Of Pot In Luggage, Woman Arrested

A woman attempting to fly from Oakland International Airport to Mississippi was arrested Friday morning after Transportation Security Agency inspectors said they found more than 80 pounds of marijuana in her luggage.

05/02/2014

Teresa Gilmete Badger (Benicia Police Dept.)

Benicia Teacher Pleads No Contest To Furnishing Marijuana At After-Hours Potluck

A Benicia school teacher has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of furnishing marijuana at an after-hours employee potluck dinner in November.

04/30/2014

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