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Stunt Biker Arrested for Marijuana Plants

A California man arrested for performing freestyle motorcycle stunts on a state freeway faces additional charges after police said they found dozens of marijuana plants and a gun in his Brentwood home. A California Highway Patrol spokesman said Guruardas Singh Khalsa, 32, was re-arrested Oct. 30 after CHP officers served a search warrant on his house. There they found a ...

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The Best Places for Pot in California

California is the nation’s pot basket: More weed is grown here than in any other state – a lot more. About half the nation’s supply of marijuana originates in California. Cannabis is also quasi-legal in the Golden State, which has a medical marijuana system with few regulations. It’s easy to get a doctor’s recommendation, and it’s even easier to find ...

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What Do Weed Votes Mean for California?

Election Day 2014 marked a major turning point in the movement to reform marijuana laws. Two new states legalized recreational pot by substantial margins, as did Washington, D.C. A major medical marijuana initiative failed in Florida, but it was the only setback of the day. So what does all this mean for the future of cannabis policy in California? Above ...

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Almost All MMJ Patients Say Weed Has Helped Them

Medical marijuana has quickly become one of the most popular drugs in the United States. As it turns out, there’s a good reason for this: The vast majority of patients – almost all of them – say the drug works. A new California health survey found 92 percent of MMJ patients believe the medicine works on some of their conditions, ...

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Reform Group Launches Legalization Campaign for 2016

A campaign to legalize marijuana in California is getting a head start on the 2016 election. The Marijuana Policy Project filed documents with the California secretary of state’s office in late September that registered a new campaign committee. Now that committee can start raising and spending money. The MPP is the biggest national group that fights for cannabis reform. Members ...

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AG Candidate Supports Legal Pot

Ron Gold, the Republican candidate challenging California Attorney General Kamala Harris in her bid for re-election, said he wants to see the state legalize marijuana and reap the financial rewards. Gold, a lawyer from Woodland Hills and a former deputy attorney general, said California could use the money that would come with legal weed. The criminal justice system could move ...

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Some MMJ Advocates Oppose Legalizatoin

Efforts to legalize weed in California fizzled this year, but the cannabis world is already regrouping for 2016. Which is to say, most of the community is regrouping. Surprising as it may seem, not everyone who supports access to marijuana thinks the drug should be legalized for recreational use. In fact, quite a lot of medical pot patients think the ...

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Can Weed World Unite for 2016?

Legal weed is a dead issue for now in California. Voters won’t get a chance to decide it until at least 2016. In the meantime, a splintered community of marijuana proponents will have two years to come together, pool their resources, and present voters with a legalization proposal that has a chance of passing. The question remains: Can they do ...

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Legalization Initiative Gets Big Cash Boost

One of California’s last remaining attempts to legalize pot in 2014 has apparently secured a last-minute financial backer who could give the proposal the juice it needs to make the ballot. Advocates behind the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act announced in a press release that they had found a backer among “California’s over 100 billionaires” who has committed $10 ...

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Legalization Campaign Gets Reprieve

A campaign that failed to get legalization on the ballot in 2014 has been given new life, though probably not for long. The backers of the so-called Jack Herer amendment tried to collect enough voter signatures to get their proposal on the ballot, but they came up short last month. Now they have won approval from the California Secretary of ...

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