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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

Rim Fire

Rim Fire Cause Could Take Months To Determine, Pot Garden Ruled Out

There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.

09/04/2013

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Musician Sentenced For Smuggling Pot In Drums On SFO-Hawaii Flight

A musician who admitted smuggling marijuana inside drums on a flight from San Francisco to Honolulu was sentenced Tuesday to three months in federal detention and three months of home confinement.

09/04/2013

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Firefighters Discover 200 Marijuana Plants In Burning Hayward Home

Firefighters who responded to a one-alarm house fire in unincorporated Hayward Wednesday night discovered a marijuana grow operation and more than 200 marijuana plants, a fire official said.

08/22/2013

San Francisco Firefighters at the scene of a marijuana grow house fire. (CBS)

SF Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire In Pot Grow House

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at the site of a marijuana grow operation at a residence in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley early Tuesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.

07/30/2013

Marijuana plants found growing in Henry Coe State Park. (Source: Santa Clara County Sheriff)

10,000 Marijuana Plants Found Growing In State Park Near Gilroy

Authorities say they’ve found 10,000 marijuana plants growing in a California state park.

07/11/2013

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In Concord

Outdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.

06/19/2013

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Agents Pull 15,000 Pot Plants In Sierra National Forest

Agents in Madera County have eradicated nearly 15,000 marijuana plants on two grow sites in the Sierra National Forest.

06/13/2013

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

SF Lawmaker’s Bill To Regulate Pot Sales Fails In Assembly

The legislation from Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San Francisco would have monitored the production and sale of medical marijuana through the state’s alcohol enforcement department.

05/31/2013

A northern spotted owl. (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Use Of Rat Poison In Pot Gardens Looked At In Deaths Of Threatened Owls

In the West Coast marijuana-growing region known as the Emerald Triangle, scientists want to know whether rat poison spread around illegal pot plantations is killing northern spotted owls, a threatened species.

05/28/2013

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