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In the Weeds: Full Archives

In the Weeds: Full Archives

Marijuana in the Golden State and beyond

Sunday, Aug 11, 2019 at 01:41 PM PDT

Grass Lands: Outside Lands Festival Embraces Legal Weed

Grass Lands: Outside Lands Festival Embraces Legal Weed

Just as wine goes with cheese, some would say music pairs perfectly with cannabis — and now, guests at the annual Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park can enjoy both pairings.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 12:51 PM PDT

California Court: Pot in Prison OK — If Inmates Don't Inhale

California Court: Pot in Prison OK — If Inmates Don't Inhale

A California appeals court says it's legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don't inhale.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 02:52 PM PDT

California Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Banks for Pot Retailers

California Senate OKs Bill Creating Special Banks for Pot Retailers

Shut out of the traditional banking system by federal laws, the country's largest legal marijuana market in California could benefit if the state approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle...

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 06:30 AM PDT

Q&A: Trendy CBD Rocks Retail World, But Does It Work?

Q&A: Trendy CBD Rocks Retail World, But Does It Work?

There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements.

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 at 05:45 PM PDT

LA May Charge Pot Shop Owners for Cost to Shut Off Utilities

LA May Charge Pot Shop Owners for Cost to Shut Off Utilities

A member of the Los Angeles City Council, which recently enacted a policy to shut off the utilities at illegal pot shops, proposed Friday that the city start charging business and property owners for the...

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6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash
6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash

A 6-year-old girl died and a 2-year-old girl was critically hurt after a woman crashed into a power pole and and took off running, leaving the two children behind, Monday in the Stevenson Ranch area, the...

Mexican Mafia 'Secretaries' Sentenced to Federal Prison
Mexican Mafia 'Secretaries' Sentenced to Federal Prison

A Los Angeles couple were sentenced to federal prison Monday for acting as so-called secretaries for the man's brother, an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member who relied on the pair to relay orders to the street.

House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied
House Lawyer Says Committee Investigating Whether Trump Lied

The House of Representatives’ top lawyer told a federal appeals court Monday that the House is investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller, and the attorney urged the...

Who Is Jane Doe No. 49? This Jewelry Might Hold Answers
Who Is Jane Doe No. 49? This Jewelry Might Hold Answers

A necklace with a Hershey Kiss-shaped pendant and a ring are some of the only clues authorities have when it comes to the identity of a woman killed more than 20 years ago in a fiery crash on a Los Angeles...

New Epstein Accuser Sues, Calls on Prince Andrew to Speak
New Epstein Accuser Sues, Calls on Prince Andrew to Speak

A woman identified as Jane Doe 15 is suing the estate of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, alleging he preyed upon, trafficked and sexually abused her when she was 15. The woman, now 31, who spoke at a news...

Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records
Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records

Less than 24 hours before a man shot his estranged wife and four children in their Paradise Hills homes on Saturday, a San Diego judge approved a restraining order commanding him to stay away from the family,...