Marijuana

  • As of January 1st, Adults 21 and older can legally buy marijuana for personal use and grow up to six plants. The minimum age for medical marijuana use remains 18. Photo credit: Growweedeasy/Morguefile

    Recreational Pot Sales Begin in California

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Starting this week, Californians ages 21 and older may legally buy marijuana for recreational purposes – no medical marijuana card required. The state will begin licensing the producers, distributors and storefronts. But there won’t be a “pot shop” on every block,...
  • Californians have voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people ages 21 and older. (growweedeasy/Morguefile)

    Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Calif

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At the stroke of midnight on Wednesday November 9th, 2016, recreational use of marijuana became legal in California – but there are a few important details about the new law. It now is legal for adults age 21 and older to...
  • Advocates Slam Decision to Keep Marijuana a Illegal Drug

    Advocates Slam Decision to Keep Marijuana a Illegal Drug

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif, – Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but on Friday August 12th , the Drug Enforcement Administration published its decision in the Federal Register to keep classifying it as an illegal drug under federal law. The move means cannabis...
  • Drug and Gun Bust in Santa Clara County

    Drug Bust Nets $33 Million Worth of Marijuana

    SANTA CLARA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MARIJUANA ERADICATION TEAM ERADICATED $33 MILLION DOLLARS OF MARIJUANA IN 5 OPERATIONS Office of the Sheriff On July 15, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team (MET) eradicated a marijuana grow on UCSC property at Mt. Hamilton and Kincaid Road in unincorporated Santa Clara...
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    Marijuana Grows Up

    New California State Law Took Effect Friday the 1st  Suzanne Potter / California News Service California’s medical marijuana industry is growing up fast, so to speak, because a new law professionalizing the growth, sale and taxation of the plant went into effect on Friday January 1st, 2016. The California Medical...