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Garden Grove acts to close marijuana dispensaries

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County city is ordering its medical marijuana dispensaries to close in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that permits pot shop bans. The Orange County Register […]

05/14/2013

marijuana

10 arrested in major So. Calif. pot growing ring

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have arrested 10 people for their alleged roles in a drug conspiracy that involved marijuana growing houses across Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

03/21/2013

Marijuana plants

$4M worth of pot found on Calif beach

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have found about $4 million worth of marijuana next to a panga boat at a beach in Santa Barbara County.

03/18/2013

marijuana

Poll: Calif. voters back marijuana legalization

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A poll has promising news for marijuana users who hope California will join two other states that voted to legalize recreational use of the drug.

02/27/2013

Caiman yacare

Large pet reptile found guarding Calif. pot stash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California made a snappy discovery during a routine probation check: An alligator-like reptile named “Mr. Teeth,” who was apparently protecting a stash of marijuana.

01/10/2013

Patrick Kennedy

Ex-RI Rep. Kennedy lobbies against legal marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy says he’s established a group to lobby against legalized marijuana. The ex-congressman says efforts around the United States to legalize marijuana are well-intentioned but misguided.

01/08/2013

Barbara Walters

Obama will not go after states where pot is legal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview, Obama is asked if he supports making pot legal. He says, “I wouldn’t go that far.”

12/14/2012

Drugged driving bigger problem than drunk driving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A statewide survey shows there are more drugged drivers than drunken drivers on California roads during the weekend. The California Office of Traffic Safety said Monday that 14 percent of drivers […]

11/20/2012

Rocky mountain high

From my old buddy… comedian Argus Hamilton: “Now that Colorado has voted to legalize marijuana, Denver may change the name of Invesco Field back to Mile High Stadium.”

11/20/2012

Long Beach raids aimed at closing pot shops

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say a series of Long Beach medical marijuana dispensary raids this week are aimed at shuttering pot shops in the city. Seven medical marijuana businesses were raided this week, […]

11/08/2012

Feds move against SoCal marijuana stores

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Federal authorities have arrested a dozen people associated with a chain of nine marijuana stores that operated in Orange and Los Angeles counties. The U.S. attorney’s office says the 12 […]

10/25/2012

'Little czar' in Ohio school drug ring gets prison

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio has been sentenced Monday to serve six months to three […]

10/22/2012

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