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  • A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs

    A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs
    Stephen Downing speaks fondly of his 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, saying he misses the camaraderie and the integrity of the people he worked with in a career that took him from street cop to deputy chief. Along the way, as commander of...
  • On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy

    On the frontier of medical pot to treat boy's epilepsy
    MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
  • The past still grips Rodney King

    The past still grips Rodney King
    Rodney King holds in his scarred hands a fishhook and a bag full of big white worms. He crouches on a dock at the edge of a lake on the outskirts of Ontario. It is early, and the sun is bright, the air quiet. "I got these old fatties from my backyard,...
  • Mendocino County spars with feds over conflicting marijuana laws

    Mendocino County spars with feds over conflicting marijuana laws
    Mendocino County is fighting efforts by federal prosecutors to get records on medical marijuana growers who signed up for a program intended to sanction their businesses under state law. The county's resistance creates a rare legal clash between local...
  • Veteran Emerald Triangle pot growers see their way of life ending

    Veteran Emerald Triangle pot growers see their way of life ending
    LAYTONVILLE, CALIF. — In the mountains of Mendocino County, a middle-aged couple stroll into the cool morning air to plant the year's crop. Andrew grabs a shovel and begins to dig up rich black garden beds while Anna waters the seedlings,...
  • Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace

    Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace
    WELDON, Calif. — A few minutes after 4 a.m., agents in camouflage cluster in a dusty field in Kern County. "Movement needs to be slow, deliberate and quiet," the team leader whispers. "Lock and load now." They check their ammunition and assault...
  • Medical marijuana dispensary wins a round in state court

     
    The nation’s largest medical marijuana dispensary, which is battling to keep two Bay Area locations operating, has won a victory in state court. Last summer, federal prosecutors filed civil forfeiture actions against Harborside Health Center’s...
  • Pot shop director heartened by Obama's comments

     
    Steve DeAngelo, the executive director of Harborside Health Center in Oakland, said he hopes President Obama's comments about medical marijuana during a Barbara Walters interview prompts federal prosecutors in California to cease a crackdown on the...
  • Festival of Books fires up tales from the cannabis community

     
    Taking place, as it did, just one day after the unofficial pothead holiday of April 20, and scheduled to start just 10 minutes past the herb heads' magic moment of 4:20 p.m., the L.A. Times Festival of Books nonfiction panel......
  • Santa Barbara is latest county to face federal pot crackdown

     
    The widening federal crackdown on California’s medical marijuana industry reached Santa Barbara this week, with prosecutors filing forfeiture suits, executing search warrants, and sending warning letters related to more than a dozen growers and...
  • Medical marijuana trade group sues L.A. to stop ban on dispensaries

     
    Medical marijuana activists filed a lawsuit to stop Los Angeles officials from implementing a recently passed ban on pot dispensaries....