Marijuana

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Group begins push to legalize marijuana use in California

A national marijuana advocacy group took steps Wednesday to begin raising money…

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EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOPictured: Twitter's Market Street headquarters. Not pictured: a giant pot cloud

Billionaire Peter Thiel calls Twitter executives stoners on CNBC

Financial shows can be boring, but calling Twitter executives a bunch of…

EVAN DUCHARME/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOPictured: Twitter's Market Street headquarters. Not pictured: a giant pot cloud
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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry…

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Bid to regulate medical marijuana in California fizzles

Marijuana legalization may be considered by some as a foregone conclusion. But…

Brandon Wade/AP File PhotoNFL commissioner Roger Goodell

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s…

Brandon Wade/AP File PhotoNFL commissioner Roger Goodell
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoGavin Newsom pledged his support for marijuana legalization.

California Lt. Gov. Newsom pledges to campaign for marijuana legalization

If California legalizes marijuana use for adults in 2016, one of the…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoGavin Newsom pledged his support for marijuana legalization.
AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenIn this photo taken July 1

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night…

AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenIn this photo taken July 1
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Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington

Pete O'Neil saw Washington's legalization of marijuana in 2012 as a path…

AP Photo/Ted S. WarrenIn this June 23
courtesy Bryan CarmodyA white Chevrolet was caught by San Mateo County Sheriffs with what appeared to be a large quantity of marijuana.

Boat and vehicle busted with marijuana at Pescadero State Beach

A boat has been caught with what appears to be a large…

courtesy Bryan CarmodyA white Chevrolet was caught by San Mateo County Sheriffs with what appeared to be a large quantity of marijuana.

Police, officials warn of 4/20 crackdown

The unofficial annual 4/20 marijuana smoking party in Golden Gate Park is…

Amanda Bynes’ mom blames pot

Amanda Bynes’ mom says her daughter isn’t crazy — she’s just been…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSenate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Feinstein against legalizing pot

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday joined Gov. Jerry Brown in expressing skepticism…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSenate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein
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State oversight may tame California pot shops

Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of…

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Man slashed with letter opener in Western Addition during pot purchase

A man was slashed with a letter opener in the Western Addition…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.

California governor unsure legal pot is good plan

California Governor Jerry Brown says he is not sure legalizing pot is…

AP file photoGov. Jerry Brown says he is unsure legalizing marijuana is a good idea.
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Feds won't sue to stop marijuana use in 2 states

Despite 75 years of federal marijuana prohibition, the Justice Department said Thursday…

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Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.

49ers defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs suspended for Week 1

SANTA CLARA — Niners defensive lineman Demarcus Dobbs was suspended Wednesday for…

Dave Martin/AP file photoEric Wright (30) said he "no longer had the same passion" for the game when announcing his retirement.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Terry Hui speak after Bucchere was sentenced.

Black city residents more likely to be busted for pot, ACLU says

In San Francisco, black people are more than four times more likely…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Terry Hui speak after Bucchere was sentenced.
Associated PressColorado governor John Hickenlooper signed new marijuana regulations into law today.

Colorado marijuana regulations signed into law

A set of laws to govern how recreational marijuana should be grown,…

Associated PressColorado governor John Hickenlooper signed new marijuana regulations into law today.
AP File PhotoLast Saturday's nice weather brought over 15

Golden Gate Park “4/20” marijuana celebration costs San Francisco $15,000

Pot enthusiasts packed San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Saturday for an…

AP File PhotoLast Saturday's nice weather brought over 15