7 killed at large-scale California marijuana operation

AGUANGA, Calif. – An illegal marijuana growing operation where seven people were fatally shot in a small, rural Southern California town had the markings of organized crime, authorities said Tuesday. More than 20 people lived on the property, which had several makeshift dwellings, a nursery and vehicles used in production,…

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The Biggest Hurdle to Federal Marijuana Legalization? State Legalization Killed the Urgency to the Outside World

The Biggest Hurdle to Federal Marijuana Legalization? State Legalization Killed the Urgency to the Outside World Sometimes you have to watch what you wish for in life. The struggle to legalize cannabis at the Federal is a monumental push by tens of thousands of people in the USA, but the…

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Idaho Senate vacates vote that killed CBD legalization bill for open meeting law violation

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 6:05 pm By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho Senate panel on Tuesday vacated a decision that halted a proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants because it was held after an open meeting violation.…

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Denver man who killed teen raiding his marijuana grow is convicted of murder

Published: Jul 31, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Aug 1, 2017, 11:50 am By Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post A Denver jury has convicted a man of shooting two teenagers who he said had climbed a fence into his yard to steal marijuana plants. The jury also determined that Keith…

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Cop who killed Philando Castile repeatedly blamed smell of marijuana for his fear of driver, newly-released transcript shows

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 3:08 pm • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 6:10 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A transcript released Tuesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) revealed that police officer Jeronimo Yanez told investigators the smell of marijuana from Philando Castile’s car was a major…

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2 men charged in connection with marijuana grow explosion that killed New York fire chief

Published: Oct 20, 2016, 7:36 am • Updated: Oct 20, 2016, 7:36 am NEW YORK — Prosecutors say two men have been indicted on assault charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief. Thirty-two-year-old Garivaldi Castillo, of Manhattan,…

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