LA City Council Sparks New, Unconventional Plan To Crack Down On Unlicensed DispensariesThe City of Los Angeles has a new plan to crack down on illegal pot shops: Turn off the facilities' lights and water.
LA Deputy Stole Pot, Cash During Fake Downtown LA Raid, Feds SayThe deputy led a fake drug bust that resulted in the theft of 1,200 pounds of marijuana and $645,000 in cash.
One Year Later: How The Marijuana Black Market Is Affecting Local DispensariesIt has been about a year since California rolled out the legalization of recreational cannabis, and now that dispensary owners have had a whiff of the weed business, some say the cost of running a legal pot shop is burning through their profits.
Hollywood Doctor Fights To Keep License After Recommending Marijuana For ChildA Hollywood physician who recommended that a father give his 5-year-old son marijuana cookies to control temper tantrums is fighting to maintain his medical license.
Gains, Growing Pains Mark California's 1st Year Of Legal PotAt year's end, California's effort to transform its longstanding illegal and medicinal marijuana markets into a unified, multibillion-dollar industry remains a work in progress. It's a mix of success stories, struggles and crashes.
Weed Buyers Beware: Distributors Eager To Get Around Cannabis TestingNow that pot is fully legalized in California, more of the industry is being regulated, which is beneficial for buyers but an extra cost for sellers.
Funding Increased For Prosecution Of DUI Cases Involving Marijuana, Other DrugsA $981,124 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was approved this year to pay for the program.
NorCal Kindergartner Can Bring Marijuana Drug To School, Judge RulesThe 5-year-old girl uses the drug as an emergency treatment for a rare form of epilepsy.
Dallas Police Search Slain Man's Apartment, Find Pot; Internet FumesAt a press conference Friday, Botham Jean's lawyers blasted authorities for issuing the search warrant in the first place.
Elon Musk Smokes Pot In Joe Rogan Interview; Tesla Shares TumbleTesla chief executive Elon Musk, already under scrutiny for his public outbursts, appeared to smoke marijuana during a live interview with comedian Joe Rogan.
Police Find Booby-Trapped Marijuana Grow Operation Inside Riverbed Homeless EncampmentPolice in the Inland Empire stumbled upon a marijuana grow operation inside a homeless encampment in the Santa Ana riverbed.
Cypress Hill Rapper B-Real Opens Cannabis Dispensary In SylmarSylmar is going up in smoke thanks to Cypress Hill's B-Real.
California Could Reshape Pot Rules As Legal Market StrugglesA Los Angeles hearing Tuesday provided a window into the state's emerging cannabis economy, in which early enthusiasm for broad legal sales has been followed by anxiety and frustration across a swath of the industry.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
Marijuana Dispensaries Must Now Sell Products That Meet New State Standards"I got an ounce for like $11, it was ridiculous, it was actually the most amazing day of my life, it felt like Black Friday," quipped Stephanie Labiada.