Those Who Make Concentrates at Home Face Stiff Punishment

Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed new legislation that will increase time behind bars for Californians caught making marijuana concentrates at home. The bill by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) increases pris...

Pot DUI Swab Could be Coming to Roads Near You

The science to determine if you're high behind the wheel just isn't there yet. THC can stay in your system for days after you've smoked, and a THC blood test can determine your high, even when you're not. ...

Oregon Pot Supporters Back Drug Crime Forgiveness

Looking from the outside in, it seems as if Oregon is an enviable place, what with its legalization of recreational marijuana. But that voter-approved law is still facing legislative attempts to weaken it se...

Federal Clampdown on Forest Pot Proposed

Growing marijuana on federal and private lands in the rural and forest areas of California is big business. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to crack down on these crops, however, arguing that they're ...

Anti-Marijuana Legislator Left Out in the Cold

This whole democracy thing works. Sometimes. Lou Correa, a Democratic state senator from Santa Ana, nearly made a career in Sacramento of proposing crackdowns on various aspects of California's pioneering me...

The End of Warrantless Property Seizures is Near

Under 1980s-era law, police who suspect you're a drug trafficker can take your cash, car and even your home without a warrant and even without having to secure a conviction. Because this form of asset forfei...
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It’s Official: Feds Must Back Off in Legal Marijuana States

Last night President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill approved by Congress. And thus a provision that denies funding for federal enforcement of U.S. anti-marijuana statutes in states that...