Marijuana arrests plummet 90% countywide

Written by Kristina Davis SAN DIEGO — Arrests in San Diego County reached a 10-year low last year, with the most notable drop seen in marijuana-related arrests, according to data released Wednesday. Pot-related arrests plummeted by 90 percent from 2010 to 2011 due to...

Feds demand marijuana records from NorCal county

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Federal investigators are demanding records related to a Northern California county’s medical marijuana permitting program. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman told local news outlets this week that county officials received a subpoena...

Why I gave my dad marijuana

Vivian McPeak Growing up with my father was an unusual experience. He was a hard-working, zany wanderlust who loved women, cigarettes and booze. My dad served in the U.S. Army, and it was while serving overseas in Korea that he was given army ration cigarettes with...