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California Counts

Calaveras County Copes With Change After Influx of New Marijuana Growers

November 3, 2016 | Julia Mitric

People have grown marijuana quietly in Calaveras County for decades. But after the Butte fire word got out that Calaveras was the place to grow. Now long-time residents say a “green rush" fueled by outsiders is hurting their county.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Peter Hecht's 'The Silas Project'

June 1, 2016

Today on Insight, we'll talk with senior writer Peter Hecht. Hecht has been covering marijuana in California since voters passed Prop. 215, which allowed for the legal use of weed for medicine.

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More Than Enough Signatures Collected To Put New Stockton Dispenseries Measure On Ballot

May 24, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Proponents of a measure to allow four medical marijuana dispensaries in Stockton have turned in a petition with more than 8,500 signatures. That’s almost 3,000 more than what are needed to put the initiative before the voters.

Yolo Lifts Ban On Outdoor Medical Pot Cultivation

March 9, 2016 | Steve Milne

Yolo County is still developing a comprehensive regulatory program for medical marijuana. But in the meantime, the County Board of Supervisors has approved an interim ordinance, lifting the ban on outdoor medical marijuana cultivation.

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State Government

State Officials Disagree On Who Will Track Medical Marijuana Plants

February 10, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California Governor Jerry Brown and an independent tax board are disputing who will track the movement of medical marijuana, under the state’s new regulatory system.

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