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Judge Declines to Remove Marijuana from Dangerous Drug List

Apr 15, 2015
Judge Declines to Remove Marijuana from Dangerous Drug List

SACRAMENTO (AP)- A federal judge in California has declined to remove marijuana from the list of the most dangerous drugs. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller issued the ruling on Wednesday in response to a motion by defense attorneys to dismiss charges in a case that authorities say involves a marijuana growing operation. It will...

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California Political News and Views
Feds vow continued pot prosecutions in CA

Over the strenuous objections of some California lawmakers, the Department of Justice vowed to continue prosecuting the medical marijuana industry in the Golden State. Despite a recent bipartisan federal amendment de-funding the Department’s fight against medical marijuana, spokesman Patrick Rodenbush revealedto the Los Angeles Times that “it did not believe the amendment applies to cases against individuals...

California Political News and Views
Top Congressional Republican Wants To Know If Marijuana Should Be Legal

The recent signing of a medical marijuana bill by GOP Sens. Rand Paul and Dean Heller hasn’t gone unnoticed. Republican Majority Whip Steve Scalise has introduced a poll on his website, asking people to vote on whether marijuana should be legalized on the federal level. Scalise in the past has voted down marijuana reform legislation, Marijuana.com reports....

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California Political News and Views
Sheriffs From Multiple States Sue Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization

On Thursday, a group of sheriffs announced that Colorado is facing yet another suit over its experiment with marijuana legalization. “Big Marijuana must be feeling the heat, and I’m sure they are lawyering up,” Kevin A. Sabet, president of Smart Approaches to Marijuana, said in a statement. This time, the suit’s been filed in federal court by...

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Davis Vanguard
Jury Returns a Quick Guilty Verdict in Drug Case

 By Makisha Singh After about three hours of deliberation, the jury decided Anthony Goodson Jr. and Rudy Gonzalez II were guilty of all three counts on which they were charged: sale of marijuana (on August 29, 2014), sale of a controlled substance (on September 5, 2014) and sale of marijuana (on September 5, 2014)....

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Davis Vanguard
Davis Drug Trial Opens

By Jackie Snyder, Lauren King, and Mahanaz Ebadi The trial of Anthony Goodson Jr. and Rudy Gonzalez the second, began March 3, 2015. The trial was held in department four, Judge Rosenberg presiding. The two young men on trial were charged with three counts; sale of marijuana (on August 29, 2014), sale of a...

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The State Hornet
Local marijuana dispensary invades Sac State

Feb 11, 2015

Among the booths of sororities, fraternities, religious groups, teams and clubs was a booth that was not sanctified by Sacramento State during rush week.

California Political News and Views
Would You Use Welfare Money To Buy Pot?

Scared of federal intervention, lawmakers in Colorado are working on a bill to prevent welfare users from accessing cash at ATM machines in marijuana shops. The policy of restricting access to certain ATMs already holds for liquor stores, casinos and guns ships, The Associated Press reports. Republican state Sen. Vicki Marble is worried that the...

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FOX40
Measure S: Where and How Medicinal Marijuana Can be Grown

Oct 17, 2014
Measure S: Where and How Medicinal Marijuana Can be Grown

NEVADA CITY- Where medical marijuana grows in Nevada County is up for debate. Measure S proponents seek to change what they call an impossible ordinance to follow. But some law enforcement agencies argue if the measure is passed, public safety would take a hit. Proponents are calling the measure a sensible solution, which they...

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1,000 lbs. of Marijuana Found Inside Truck Leaving Wildfire-Threatened Neighborhood

Oct 13, 2014
1,000 lbs. of Marijuana Found Inside Truck Leaving Wildfire-Threatened Neighborhood

EL DORADO COUNTY- A simple traffic stop of a truck leaving an evacuated neighborhood during the King Fire resulted in a big drug bust. While conducting road closures and helping with traffic during the firefight of the King Fire, CHP officers pulled over a rental truck for a traffic infraction. A k-9 officer helped...

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