7 Fatally Shot at Illegal SoCal Marijuana Growing Site

RIVERSIDE — Seven people were found fatally shot at an illegal marijuana growing operation in rural Southern California, authorities said. The crime scene was discovered before dawn Monday after deputies responded to a report of an assault with a deadly wea...
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4/20 Fizzle: Pot Industry Tested as Virus Slams Economy

LOS ANGELES — The unofficial holiday celebrating all things cannabis arrives Monday as the nation’s emerging legal marijuana market braces for an economic blow from the coronavirus crisis, with many consumers reducing spending or going underground for deals. ...
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Los Angeles Uses Tech to Wipe Out 66,000 Old Pot Convictions

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 66,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters broadly legalized the drug. “The dismissal of tens of thousan...
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California Tests Find Illegal Vapes Tainted With Additives

LOS ANGELES — California officials announced Monday that marijuana vape cartridges seized in illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a thickening agent blamed for a national outbreak of deadly lung illnesses tied to va...