California authorities arrest 18, including Rastafarian church leader, in marijuana raids at numerous sites

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 3:36 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 4:41 pm By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Northern California authorities have arrested 18 people and raided a dozen sites connected to marijuana operations. The Yuba County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that one of the suspects is the…

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Shooting at unlicensed Rastafarian marijuana farm highlights religious-use debate

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 6:11 pm • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 7:42 pm By Kathleen Ronayne and Paul Elias, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The shooting of two California deputies responding to a disturbance at a Rastafarian marijuana farm has drawn attention to religious use of the drug, sparking…

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California Rastafarian cannabis farm dispute ends with one man dead, 2 deputies shot

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 8:34 am • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 8:34 am By Sophia Bollag and Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press OREGON HOUSE, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s deputy ran into a house to pull two wounded colleagues to safety after a shootout with a suspect at a…

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