Medical Marijuana Relieves Intense Seizures for Boy With Epilepsy

If your little boy was suffering everyday from a life-threatening medical condition, most parents would try anything to protect there child. But would they even consider medical marijuana as a [...]


Palo Alto City Council Asked to Oppose Pot Club Measure

(Source: By Jason Green, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. (MCT) – Viewing medical marijuana as a potential threat to Palo Alto, three council members will ask their colleagues to pass [...]

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Medical Pot Returning to Underground

(Source: By Joe Mozingo, Los Angeles Times (MCT) – A stocky onetime mortgage broker is speeding through Costa Mesa in an old pickup with two pounds of weed in a [...]


ENCODE Project Sheds Light on Human DNA and Disease

(Source: By Rosie Mestel and Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times (MCT) – When the human genome was sequenced a decade ago, scientists hailed the feat as a technical tour de [...]

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Vallejo in ‘Holding Pattern’ Over Setting Medical Marijuana Regs

(Source: By Jessica A. York, Times-Herald, Vallejo, Calif. (MCT) – Last week’s state Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a closely watched medical marijuana case has left no clear path for [...]

Longtime Ontario Newsman Succumbs to Cancer at Home

ONTARIO ( Source: Doug Saunders San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. (MCT) – Former editor and long-time newsman George L. Collier lost his battle with lung cancer and died in his home [...]

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LAPD Raids Woodland Hills Marijuana Dispensary

(Source: By Eric Hartley, Daily News, Los Angeles (MCT) – Barely a week before the city’s deadline to close all pot shops, Los Angeles police raided a Woodland Hills marijuana [...]

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State Medical Board Disciplines Soquel Physician

(Source: By Jondi Gumz, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Calif. (MCT) – SOQUEL – Dr. Thomas Yarema, who practices at the Center for Wellness & Integrative Medicine in Soquel, has been disciplined [...]

Steven Townsley Didn’t Let a Diagnosis Keep Him From the Game He Loves

(Source: Joe Curley Ventura County Star, Calif. (MCT) — When the doctors told him he would never play football again, Steven Townsley’s right arm hung numb and limp.

BRIEF: Man Arrested for Gun, Pot Near School

(Source: The Record, Stockton, Calif. (MCT) — Officers arrested a 22-year-old man for having a loaded .308-caliber handgun and a small amount of marijuana in a public park and school [...]

BRIEF: Another Pot Bust in Modesto

(Source:  The Modesto Bee (MCT) — The police Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested a woman and confiscated 74 marijuana plants from a south Modesto home Monday.

County to Regulate Tattoo and ‘Body Art’ Businesses

(Source: By: Nels Johnson, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. (MCT) – There are no tattoo parlors in Marin County unincorporated areas, but county officials who oversee health inspections will [...]

Pot Raids Target Several Houses in Ceres, Patterson and Modesto

(Source: The Modesto Bee (MCT) — Narcotics investigators continued to seize marijuana plants found growing at homes in Patterson, Ceres and Modesto on Thursday, the third week of drug busts [...]

Drugs, Alcohol Led to Rodney King’s Death, Coroner Concludes

(Source: By Phil Willon Los Angeles Times (MCT) — Rodney King’s struggles with addiction thrust him into public consciousness more than two decades ago, as a drunken driver bludgeoned by [...]

BRIEF: 5 Suspected Marijuana Houses Searched in Patterson

(Source: The Modesto Bee (MCT) — Search warrants were served on five suspected marijuana grow houses in Patterson early this morning.

Taco Truck Distributed More Than Tacos

(Source: By Rob Parsons, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. (MCT) – It wasn’t on the regular menu. Three people were arrested and more than $10,000 in methamphetamine and marijuana were seized Wednesday [...]