Marijuana

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. A group of activists have submitted about 50,000 signatures in an effort to force a referendum on a marijuana dispensary ban in Los Angeles to take effect next week. A minimum of 27,425 valid signatures from registered voters is needed to let voters decide on the issue in March, and until the number can be verified, the ban will not be enforced. . The ban would not prevent patients or cooperatives of two or three people to grow their own in small amounts. Californians voted to legalize medical cannabis use in 1996, clashing with federal drug laws.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Rule Hit With Two More Challenges

A Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana.

03/26/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Sets Hearing In Medical Marijuana Dispute

Administrative Law Judge Elizabeth McArthur has scheduled an April 14 hearing in a legal challenge to a proposed regulatory framework for the state’s new medical-marijuana industry, according to a document posted on the state Division of Administrative Hearings website.

03/20/2015

Grow House (Source: CBS4)

Police: Marijuana Smell Leads To Grow House Bust

Police have busted an alleged marijuana grow house in Miami.

03/19/2015

A closeup view of marijuana on a scale as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Department Defends Proposed Pot Rule

Health regulators are on the defensive about their latest attempt to get the state’s medical-marijuana industry up and running, rejecting criticism from a legislative oversight panel while trying to assuage concerns of parents of sick children.

03/02/2015

A closeup view of marijuana in a grinder along with a cigarette as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jury Finds Man Who Claimed Pot Was Medicinal Not Guilty

A man who said he was growing and smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes was found not guilty Monday.

03/02/2015

Crime Scene tape encircled a North Lauderdale home where a man shot a would be burglar on February 28, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

BSO: Man Who Said He Shot Intruder Lied To Deputies

A man who said he shot an intruder lied to detectives to cover up for his girlfriend’s son, according to Broward Sheriff’s deputies.

02/28/2015

Actress Zendaya attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Rancic Apologizes For ‘Weed’ Jab At Zendaya’s Dreadlocks

Giuliana Rancic is apologizing to Zendaya and others offended by Rancic’s “Fashion Police” jab at the actress-singer’s Oscar-night dreadlocks.

CBS Miami–02/25/2015

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Miami Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Recreational Pot Use

Amid a long-running debate about legalizing medical marijuana, a South Florida lawmaker wants to go a step further and allow the recreational use of pot.

02/24/2015

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

In A Twist, Fight For Medical Pot Goes To Florida Statehouse

The topic of medical marijuana continues to be a major talking point in the state of Florida.

02/22/2015

Broward Sheriff's Deputies said they arrested five people after a two month investigation. Detectives seized two pounds of marijuana, approximately $1,500 in cash, two handguns, a shotgun and a bulletproof vest from inside the home. (Courtesy: BSO)

Residents Complaints Lead To Apartment With Pot, Weapons & Cash

Five people are under arrest after residents of a Tamarac neighborhood complained prompting an investigation in which deputies found pot, weapons and cash inside an apartment.

02/11/2015

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