Posts Tagged ‘Marijuana’


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Is law enforcement using Facebook to bust pot users?

By KAREN VELIE Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are using Facebook to help them catch criminals, and on the Central Coast, officers may have taken it a step further. Many departments are now training officers on how to navigate... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo doctor on probation over pot prescriptions

By KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo physician who wrote 30,000 prescriptions for medical marijuana in three years has begun a probated sentence. Dr. Atsuko Rees, subject of an exclusive CalCoastNews story, had her medical license suspended for 45 days... (Continue reading)

SLO considering ban on pot delivery services

The San Luis Obispo City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday afternoon in which it will consider a ban on medical marijuana delivery services. Last year, the city received several complaints about a medical marijuana growing operation in the... (Continue reading)

Another All That Glitters associate accused of criminal activity

At approximately 2:15 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a fire at a residence in the 500 block of Stoneridge Drive. San Luis Obispo Police detectives obtained a search warrant and discovered evidence of a hash oil manufacturing operation. Emergency personnel... (Continue reading)

Legislation proposes state regulated medical marijuana

A California state senator recently introduced legislation to have state regulated medical marijuana. If passed, the state would have oversight of pot farmers, doctors who prescribe medical marijuana cards and the stores that sell it. Since 1996 when the people... (Continue reading)

Brown weary of potheads, opposes legalization

California Governor Jerry Brown, who recently declared that he would run for a fourth term as governor, stated Sunday that he opposes the legalization of marijuana. [Mercury News] “The world’s pretty dangerous, very competitive,” Brown said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet... (Continue reading)

Deputies bust Nipomo marijuana oil lab

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies stumbled upon a marijuana honey oil lab in Nipomo Tuesday while searching for stolen property. Sheriff’s detectives and members of the Narcotics Unit and Gang Task Forces served a search warrant in the 100... (Continue reading)

California pot entrepreneur sentenced to five years in prison

A Central Valley medical marijuana entrepreneur, who once applied to set up a dispensary in San Luis Obispo, has received a five-year-federal prison sentence. [Modesto Bee] Stockton businessman Matthew Davies, an MBA graduate, restaurateur and owner of a property management... (Continue reading)

Super panga beaches near Cayucos

A boat deemed a “super panga” landed on a beach near Cayucos Wednesday, along with a load of marijuana valued at around $10 million. [KSBY] Bird watcher and photographer Marlin Harms spotted the boat on the beach, as well as... (Continue reading)

Feds seize 204 bales of marijuana from panga near San Simeon

Law enforcement officials seized 204 bales of marijuana, totaling 3,570 pounds, from a panga boat that beached north of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse and San Simeon on Monday. [Tribune] A witness spotted the smugglers late Monday afternoon and alerted the San... (Continue reading)



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