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Tea party-influenced PAC gives $1,500 to campaign banning local outdoor marijuana grows

Tea party-influenced PAC gives $1,500 to campaign banning local outdoor marijuana grows

The tea-party influenced “Americans for Good Government” PAC has given $1,500 to the “Yes on W” marijuana ballot initiative, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Measure W, which would ban outdoor marijuana grows and limit indoor grows to 12 … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Substitute Teachers: Are Our Kids in Good Hands?

Mar 10, 2016
Substitute Teachers: Are Our Kids in Good Hands?

Tuesday’s incident on the Montgomery Campus where students reported a substitute teachers’ unusual behavior and police found that teacher to be in possession of cannabis, leading to her cite and release, let to some concerns by community members about the quality of substitute teachers in the DJUSD school system. One source, themselves a substitute...

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Davis Vanguard
Judge Considers Ruling on Whether Search of Purse Reasonable

Judge Considers Ruling on Whether Search of Purse Reasonable

by Tiffany Yeh Another aspect of the motion to suppress hearing of defendants Kristy Church and Kenneth Miller, primarily for Church, was discussed Thursday, February 11, by Judge Daniel Maguire and Deputy Public Defender Emily Fisher, representing Church. Co-defendant Miller was represented by J. Toney, and the prosecution was represented by Deputy District Attorney...

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Davis Vanguard
At What Point Do the Police Have Reasonable Suspicion to Search a Vehicle?

At What Point Do the Police Have Reasonable Suspicion to Search a Vehicle?

Judge Maguire Partially Denies Motion to Suppress By Tiffany Yeh Twenty five minutes. This is the approximately the amount of time it takes me to watch a whole sitcom. Instead, imagine you are sitting on the hood of a police car with your hands behind your back in handcuffs. It’s February and about dusk...

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Davis Vanguard
At What Point Do the Police Have Reasonable Suspicion to Search a Vehicle?

At What Point Do the Police Have Reasonable Suspicion to Search a Vehicle?

Judge Maguire Partially Denies Motion to Suppress By Tiffany Yeh Twenty-five minutes. This is approximately the amount of time it takes me to watch a whole sitcom. Instead, imagine you are sitting for that amount of time on the hood of a police car with your hands behind your back in handcuffs. It’s February...

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The State Hornet
Why you should choose weed over cigarettes

Time Magazine just published a story revealing that college students are turning to marijuana versus tobacco products, particularly cigarettes.

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: New AG Doesn’t Seem Likely to Lead Reform Efforts

Apr 26, 2015
Sunday Commentary: New AG Doesn’t Seem Likely to Lead Reform Efforts

The political story was stand-off politically over the nomination of Loretta Lynch to fill longtime Attorney General Eric Holder’s spot at the head of the justice department. The nomination comes at a crucial time when the nation is struggling on issues like police misconduct, having conducted numerous investigations into police departments and officer involved...

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FOX40
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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