The Napa Special Investigations Bureau and Napa County Sheriff’s Office detectives eradicated nearly 14,000 marijuana plants at an illegal grow site Tuesday in northern Napa County near the Lake County line.
A San Jose police officer is out of jail following his arrest on suspicion of dealing marijuana that he kept at a storage facility.
Officers found the marijuana in a storage closet rented in the 400 block of Tully Road about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday and discovered the closet had been rented to Officer Son Vu, 42.
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.
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.
Authorities in Central California say they have seized more than 500 full-grown marijuana plants from a sophisticated growing operation near Fresno.
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.
The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.
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.
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.