Oregon Town to Finalize Pot Growing Ban

Oregon voters might have approved recreational marijuana last year, but that doesn't mean the state's towns can't enact their own rules. The city council in the town of Medford last week voted to ban even pe...

“Strong Odor” of Marijuana Leads to Big Bust

Dear growers: If you're, uh, providing medicine in certain quantities, you might want to invest in a good ventilation system. After neighbors started complaining about a "strong odor" of "fresh marijuana"...

$400K Grow Seized

In California, medical marijuana is legal. Selling it is somewhat legal. But growing it is not so legal, particularly if you grow a lot of it. Some alleged suppliers found that out the hard way this week. ...
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‘Surveillance Operation’ Leads to Grow Bust

Dear growers: Be careful out there. The cops just might be watching you. They were watching a pair of grow operations in Southern California, and both were busted this week. The L.A. County Sheriff's D...
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How Water Led Authorities to a Grow House

Seems like there are three things that will get a grow house busted: Unusually ravenous electricity use, a thirsty need for water, and that smell. In this case, water got its time in the law enforcement s...