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California Democrats add marijuana legalization, fracking moratorium to platform

Mar 9, 2014
California Democrats add marijuana legalization, fracking moratorium to platform

LOS ANGELES - The California Democratic Party added planks to its platform Sunday calling for the legalization of marijuana and a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. The platform's adoption, on a unanimous or near-unanimous voice vote, reflected the i...

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Marijuana Grows and Restoration on public lands

Mar 4, 2014

March 4, 2014 - Marijuana growing on our national forests causes significant harm to the land, water and animals. The toxicants as well as the lethal weapons used on these sites, is both shocking and dangerous. The Forest Service, along with other agen...

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Jerry Brown worries about marijuana legalization and ‘potheads’

Mar 2, 2014
Jerry Brown worries about marijuana legalization and ‘potheads’

Gov. Jerry Brown said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that "fiscal discipline is the fundamental predicate of a free society," but it may help if everyone isn't getting stoned. Expressing reservations about legalizing marijuana for recreational us...

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Vail Resorts, Feds target “smoke shacks” at ski resorts (video)

Vail Resorts, Feds target “smoke shacks” at ski resorts (video)

Vail Resorts and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) have confirmed that a number of structures associated with prohibited marijuana use and constructed illegally on USFS lands within the permitted boundaries of the company’s four Colorado resorts have been destroyed over the past several weeks. Vail Resorts works closely with the Forest Service each year to...

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National Medical Marijuana Group Certifies First Dispensaries in Effort to Bring Quality Standards to the Industry

Feb 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Feb. 20, 2014 - Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) certified the first two dispensaries in the country today for its new nationwide program that verifies the quality and reliability of products sold at licensed me...

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Fire District Rethinking Marijuana Grow Fires

Feb 19, 2014

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A rash of fires caused by marijuana grow operations has the Contra Costa Fire Protection District rethinking how they fight those fires.

Marijuana grows are too dangerous for crews to enter, so they will allow the fire …


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Marijuana Advocate Caught between State, Federal Law

Feb 12, 2014
Marijuana Advocate Caught between State, Federal Law

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It was just days after California voters passed Prop 215 in 1996, California’s top cop Dan Lungren at the time said the state would face an uphill battle dealing with the legalization of the drug.

Since then, many


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U.S. Attorney’s Office Distributes $263,500 in Forfeited Proceeds of Interstate Marijuana Trafficking to El Dorado County

Feb 6, 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. February 6, 2014 — The U.S. Attorney's Office has distributed a portion of forfeited narcotics proceeds to the El Dorado County Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. The final payment was made in January 2014. In total, the Sheriff's Department received $230,600, and the District...

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Elk Grove Police Arrests Juveniles on Suspicion of Marijuana Theft, Slashing Victim’s Face

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Feb 5, 2014
Elk Grove Police Arrests Juveniles on Suspicion of Marijuana Theft, Slashing Victim’s Face

February 5, 2014 |

Two 14-year old boys were arrested yesterday afternoon after they allegedly stole marijuana plants and slashed a victim's face.

According to Elk Grove Police, the two 14-year old boys from Elk Grove and Sacramento, allegedly burglarized a house on the 7000 block of Springmont Drive where medical...

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“Substantial” Amount of Marijuana Stolen from Family Neighborhood

Jan 29, 2014
“Substantial” Amount of Marijuana Stolen from Family Neighborhood

BreakingNewsSACRAMENTO -

“Substantial” amount of marijuana was stolen from an ordinary, “family” neighborhood early Wednesday morning in Sacramento, according to Sacramento Police.

The burglary happened on Winnett Way near the Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard intersection around 4 a.m.

An …


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