Sacramento Tries To Crack Down On Illegal Marijuana Grows Tuesday, December 3, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Capital Public Radio The city of Sacramento has issued nearly $100 million dollars in fines against homeowners for illegal cannabis grows in the past two years. Many are rental property owners who claim rogue tenants operated the grows without their knowledge. Dozens have taken legal action to challenge the city, but some attorneys call the process "a kangaroo court." CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd has been following the story: from homeowners worried about keeping their properties and retirement investments intact, to city officials who say the enforcement is needed to cut down on the cannabis black market in Sacramento. He joins us to discuss the issue.