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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)

Gavin Newsom to head Marijuana legalization panel

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will head a panel studying marijuana legalization in California, with an eye toward drafting a measure for the 2016 presidential-year ballot. The American Civil Liberties Union’s new panel will monitor marijuana issues in Washington and Colorado,... (Continue reading)

16 arrests made in San Simeon smuggling incident

Sixteen people were arrested early Wednesday morning after they were caught allegedly smuggling marijuana from a panga boat beached near San Simeon. [KCOY] U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents first spotted a large motor home headed westbound on Highway 46.... (Continue reading)

Panga boat beaches near San Simeon campground

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies and State Park Rangers discovered a beached panga boat with a package of marijuana near the San Simeon State Park Campground Tuesday morning. The 30-foot panga boat had been abandoned with one 30-pound package... (Continue reading)

$12 million in marijuana discovered on ranch

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies eradicated approximately 4,000 marijuana plants, valued at $12 million, from private property between the cities of Lompoc and Buellton. The owner of the property noticed that individuals had trespassed on his property and were diverting... (Continue reading)



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