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Fire In Downtown LA Building Reveals Drug Lab

Firefighters quickly doused a blaze in a six-story building in Downtown L.A., but a hazardous materials team has been summoned when a drug operation was discovered inside.

07/17/2014

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Judge Issues Restraining Order To Stop Operation Of Marijuana Farmers Market

A Superior Court judge Tuesday morning issued a temporary restraining order preventing the operation of a local medical marijuana farmers market.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2014

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LA City Attorney Fights To Close Marijuana Farmers Market

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer is trying to put a stop to the so-called “Farmers Market” for medical marijuana.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Bakersfield Police Make $76M Marijuana Bust

A driver who ran a red light in Bakersfield led police to a $76 million marijuana bust.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2014

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LA’s First Marijuana Farmers Market To Take Place Over The Weekend

Los Angeles’ first marijuana farmers market began Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2014

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East LA Preps For First Medical Marijuana Farmers Market

East Los Angeles is getting ready for its first medical marijuana farmers market.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2014

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Study Finds Medical Pot Farms Draining Streams Dry

State fish and wildlife officials say much of the marijuana being grown in northern counties under the state’s medical pot law is not being used for legal, personal use, but for sale both in California and states where pot is still illegal.

06/01/2014

(courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.)

Senate Approves Bill Criminalizing Synthetic Drugs

The bill by Democratic Sen. Cathleen Galgiani of Stockton targets synthetic marijuana or stimulants known as “spice” and “bath salts.”

05/29/2014

Wiz Khalifa, Miguel (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Busted For Allegedly Possessing Pot In Texas

Khalifa posted a photo on Twitter inside of what appeared to be a holding cell.

05/25/2014

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The War On Drugs In Our Backyards? Rangers Warn Marijuana Cultivation A Growing Problem In SoCal

KCAL9’s Rachel Kim takes us inside the war on drugs that’s playing out in backyards and on public land across Southern California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

Police said Joshua Duran committed lewd acts in front of children at a park in Pasadena. (credit: :A County Sheriff's Dept.)

Man, 21, Arrested For Allegedly Committing Lewd Acts In Front Of Children At Park

Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old man for allegedly committing lewd acts in front of children inside a Pasadena park.

05/14/2014

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$12.6M Worth Of Pot Seized In LASD Bust

Authorities have seized more than $12 million worth of marijuana from several Southland locations, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2014

Isaac Adam Greer's booking photo. (credit: Costa Mesa Police Dept.)

Costa Mesa Man Gets 3 Years For Selling Pot-Laced Brownies To Minors

Students at Pomona Elementary School and Tewinkle Intermediate School reported becoming nauseous after eating brownies shared with them by another student.

04/30/2014

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Teacher Accused In Scuffle With Student To Return To Work

A Santa Monica High School teacher who allegedly scuffled with a student in a classroom is returning to work.

04/18/2014

Personnel from Southern California Edison were called in after investigators found an electrical bypass had been installed at the operation in Pinion Hills. (courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Dept.)

SoCal Edison Settles With Homeowners After Pot-Growing Tenant Racks Up $140K Bill

Southern California Edison has settled a lawsuit filed by two Rowland Heights women who claimed the utility company kept their home in the dark after a marijuana-growing tenant racked up a $140,000 electric bill and the women refused to pay.

04/11/2014

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