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  • 140328_KFSN_6PM_PortervillePot
  • Porterville city officials are weighing the options of allowing medical marijuana dispensaries and allowing people to grow pot.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, porterville, tulare county, local, jessica peres
  • Fresno narcotics officers have been called out to more than a dozen properties in the past two days, where marijuana was growing in backyards, shanty's or garage enclosures.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • Fresno bans marijuana grows indoors and outdoors
  • The Fresno City Council has deemed it illegal to grow marijuana both indoors or outdoors.
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fresno, fresno county, marijuana, medical marijuana, local, dale yurong
  • Fresno County imposes marijuana growing fines
  • Fresno County's new anti-marijuana growing ordinance was enforced for the first time on Tuesday.
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crimetracker, marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • Fresno Bans Pot
  • The city of Fresno already bans outdoor marijuana growing. One opponent of extending it indoors told the City Council it would deprive medical marijuana users of their medicine.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, politics, gene haagenson
  • Pot Bust
  • Fresno County sheriff's deputies are hitting the streets early this year to enforce a new ban on all indoor and outdoor marijuana grows.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno county, local, sontaya rose
  • Fresno County Pot ban
  • Fresno County is a step closer to making growing medical marijuana against the law.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, politics, gene haagenson
  • Drug-fueled shooting ends with murder of a 71-year-old man
  • Detectives in Merced County connect a drug fueled shootout to what they say is a brutal murder of a 71-year-old man.
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crimetracker, shooting, marijuana, medical marijuana, merced, merced county, ballico, winton, local, stephanie stone
  • Mariposa Pot
  • Mariposa County leaders are considering a new ordinance to crack down on illegal marijuana grows.
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mariposa county, marijuana, medical marijuana, politics, sara sandrik
  • Growing marijuana in Fresno County could get expensive
  • The sheriff's department estimates there are 450 big marijuana farms operating in Fresno County.
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crimetracker, marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno county sheriff department, local, gene haagenson
  • Tulare Co Supervisors agianst bill to regulate medical marijuana
  • A new state bill could be passed into law allowing the creation of a state agency to regulate medical marijuana.
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tulare, tulare county, medical marijuana, local, jessica peres
  • Madera Co deputies bust 17 acre marijuana grow
  • It was a busy week for sheriff deputies in Madera County as they worked to destroy a massive marijuana grow.
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madera, madera county, medical marijuana, marijuana, local, linda mumma
  • New medical marijuana ordinance to be debated in Merced County
  • Merced County is considering a new ordinance to crack down on marijuana grows, but some opponents say it's too restrictive.
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merced county, marijuana, medical marijuana, local, sara sandrik
  • A Grand Jury Report was released citing inconsistencies in policies when it comes to medical marijuana.
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tulare, tulare county, exeter, medical marijuana, local, jessica peres
  • A Grand Jury Report was released citing inconsistencies in policies when it comes to medical marijuana.
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tulare county, exeter, medical marijuana, local
  • Fresno County sheriff's deputies busted a major pot grow in a Sunnyside neighborhood, at two houses they know very well.
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crimetracker, drug bust, marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno county, clovis, local, corin hoggard
  • For the past several months, a store has been selling marijuana in the city of Fresno.
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medical marijuana, marijuana, fresno, fresno county, local, sontaya rose
  • Marijuana is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Los Angeles voters have approved a proposition limiting the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
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los angeles, marijuana, medical marijuana, politics
  • The state's highest court ruled that cities and counties can ban medical marijuana dispensaries.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, state, stephanie stone
  • Medical marijuana collectives in Tulare County could be shut down this week if the board of supervisors approves a new ban.
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tulare, tulare county, marijuana, medical marijuana, local, jessica peres
  • A Modesto father could face legal trouble over his method of treating his son's epilepsy.
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medical marijuana, marijuana, bizarre
  • Marijuana Bust
  • First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, politics
  • Police are seeing a troubling new trend, marijuana that's grown legally, but then sold illegally on the internet.
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crimetracker, medical marijuana, marijuana, drug bust, fresno, fresno county, fresno police department, local, stephanie stone
  • A Tulare County property owner is in shock after he discovered a large marijuana garden growing on his land. The marijuana garden was discovered near Earlimart on Avenue 72 near Highway 99.
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crimetracker, marijuana, drug bust, medical marijuana, tulare county, earlimart, tulare, visalia, local, jessica peres
  • Authorities discovered 40 acres of marijuana amidst other crops on a 150 acre farm at Jensen and Sunnyside in Fresno County.
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crimetracker, drug bust, marijuana, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • Federal and local authorities busted a huge pot farm found growing in between vineyards and vegetable gardens.
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crimetracker, drug bust, medical marijuana, marijuana, fresno county, fresno, local, stephanie stone
  • Local and federal agents raided a property and cut down thousands of plants. It happened in the Del Rey area, near Central and McCall.
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crimetracker, medical marijuana, marijuana, fresno county, fresno, local, amanda venegas
  • At a critical time in the season, Madera County sheriffs teamed with federal agents Wednesday for a major marijuana bust.
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crimetracker, drug bust, medical marijuana, marijuana, raymond, madera county, madera, local, corin hoggard
  • Police are looking for a group of men who entered a home posing as officers and tried to kidnap one of the residents.
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crimetracker, home invasion, medical marijuana, tulare county, local
  • A child was held at gunpoint during a home invasion burglary in the South Valley.
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crimetracker, home invasion, medical marijuana, porterville, tulare county, local, carlos saucedo
  • The city of Fresno has joined the county in banning outdoor marijuana gardens.
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crimetracker, medical marijuana, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • South Valley authorities are trying to shut down medical marijuana collective in the Cutler area.
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medical marijuana, tulare county, cutler, orosi, tulare, visalia, local, jessica peres
  • Big changes were approved Tuesday to South Valley enforcement of illegal medical marijuana grows.
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tulare county, medical marijuana, local, jessica peres
  • A Madera County man is in custody after authorities say he was involved in an early morning gunfight over a marijuana grow.
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chowchilla, madera county, medical marijuana, crimetracker, shooting, local
  • CCIC was back open to patients after it was robbed at gunpoint at around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon.
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crimetracker, robbery, marijuana, medical marijuana, tulare county, goshen, local, jessica peres
  • A bill aimed at bringing order to California's medical marijuana economy has cleared its first legislative hurdle.
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sacramento, marijuana, medical marijuana, state
  • Growing marijuana in Madera County is about to become a lot more restrictive, thanks to a new ordinance.
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medical marijuana, marijuana, madera, madera county, local
  • Law enforcement says large marijuana grows are becoming more common on the Valley's farmland.
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medical marijuana, marijuana, crimetracker, sheriff margaret mims, local
  • Medical marijuana stolen by ninjas
  • SoCal cops say two people in ninja costumes robbed a medical marijuana delivery man.
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crimetracker, medical marijuana, bizarre
  • Britt Freitas holds up her new medical cannabis patient identification card at the Patient ID Center
  • California has seven times as many residents as Colorado, but nearly nine times fewer medical marijuana users, at least on paper.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, state
  • Fresno County marijuana dispensaries face a deadline Thursday that stands to wipe out nearly every medical marijuana collective.
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fresno county, medical marijuana, marijuana, local, corin hoggard
  • Fresno County pot dispensaries are facing a deadline that could put them all out of business.
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medical marijuana, fresno county, fresno, local, corin hoggard
  • Thursday is the last day medical marijuana patients can fill their prescriptions in Fresno County dispensaries.
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medical marijuana, fresno county, fresno, clovis, local, rick montanez
  • Local authorities say they've seen a sharp rise in large-scale pot farms.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, sheriff margaret mims, fresno county, local, carlos saucedo
  • Law enforcement in the South Valley is busier than ever tackling crime associated with medical marijuana grows.
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medical marijuana, local, jessica peres
  • Proposal to stop raids on medical marijuana gets boost
  • A proposal to stop raids on California medical marijuana shops gets a big boost.
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medical marijuana, politics, nannette miranda
  • Fresno's Police Chief told the City Council outdoor marijuana grows were a magnet for crime and violence.
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marijuana, medical marijuana, jerry dyer, fresno city council, fresno, fresno county, local, gene haagenson
  • The home invasion happened just before 9:30 Thursday morning on the 5200 block of East Kaviland near Peach Avenue.
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crimetracker, home invasion, robbery, medical marijuana, fresno southeast, fresno, fresno county, local, linda mumma
  • Fresno Police are investigating a home invasion robbery that left one person injured in Southeast Fresno.
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home invasion, robbery, medical marijuana, fresno southeast, fresno, fresno county, local
  • Montel Williams is battling multiple sclerosis and has become an outspoken advocate for medical marijuana.
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medical marijuana, bay area, oakland, entertainment