Category: Marijuana

K-9 Cop Makes Marijuana Bust in Glen Ellen (CA Health and Safety Code 11357)

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March 13, 2014

What are the penalties for transportation of marijuana in California?

Drug Tunnel Drivers Face Charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana (CA Health and Safety Code 11351 – 11352)

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November 1, 2013

What are the penalties for charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana?

US Department of Justice to Allow States Medical and Recreational Marijuana

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August 29, 2013

Is recreational marijuana illegal in California?

Littlefield V. County of Humboldt: Validity of Prescription Medical Marijuana at Discretion of Police Officers (Prop. 215, CA Health and Safety Code 11362.5)

Rabin Nabizadeh
August 6, 2013

In a landmark decision, a First Appellate District Court has upheld the original decision in Littlefield v. County of Humboldt, in which 5 family members with prescriptions for medical marijuana (see Prop 215; CA Health and Safety Code § 11362.5) had their crops destroyed by members of CAMP (Campaign Against Marijuana Planting) and the Humboldt County […]

Marijuana Grow House Discovered During Fire Response in San Francisco (CA Health & Safety Code §11358)

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July 31, 2013

Around 1a.m., close to John McLaren Park, firefighters and other local law enforcement officials were called out to a residential fire in the 100 block of Tucker Avenue.  Although no one was inside the home at the time of the fire, marijuana grow house equipment was found in 5 of the rooms. Those first on […]

UC San Diego Student Wins $4.1 Million Suit Against DEA

Rabin Nabizadeh
July 30, 2013

When we see news items concerning the Drug Enforcement Administration, there’s usually a positive spin.  For example, though Californians have been embroiled in a bout with the federal government for some time over the legitimacy of medical marijuana, and its legality (SB 420 & Prop 215) the DEA continues to make busts in the state – […]

Federal Government V. California: Marijuana Dispensary Closing Postponed

Rabin Nabizadeh
July 3, 2013

Since the passage of California State Senate Bill 420 (S420) and Proposition 215, citizens of the state of California have been able to control and alleviate the symptoms of many debilitating diseases, such as cancer, depression, anxiety, HIV/AIDS, certain neuromuscular diseases, and a myriad of other health problems using marijuana as medicine.  However, this has […]

San Francisco Results of 10 Years Data Report of Racial Profiling in Marijuana Arrests

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June 11, 2013

Just last week, the American Civil Liberties Union released the analyzed data from their study on racial profiling in marijuana busts in San Francisco.  The results may astound some of you; to others, the reveal wasn’t surprising at all.  Though they have officially denied these allegations, the actions of the San Francisco Police Department over […]

Richmond District Fire Uncovers Grow House (CA Health & Safety §11357 & §11358)

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June 10, 2013

When a two-story Richmond District house caught on fire in the early morning hours, a neighbor called it in to the local Fire Department.  Firefighters responded and quickly put out the one-alarm conflagration, but they discovered something else in the meantime – a false wall in the garage of the home that was hiding a […]