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February 18, 2005
Robert Chacon Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics investigators confiscated 80 marijuana plants Tuesday from a home in La Canada Flintridge. Investigators searched a home on the 800 block of Flintridge Avenue Tuesday and discovered an indoor pot garden in the basement, said Sgt. Det. Victor Ibarra of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Investigators were tipped off by an informant, Ibarra said. No arrests were made at the time the house was searched, but investigators are "talking to the person who was responsible" for growing the plants, Ibarra said, adding that the person is a house sitter.
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By Melanie Hicken | September 15, 2009
CITY HALL — Amid a statewide push to legalize medical marijuana as a taxable product, the City Council today is expected to introduce a 45-day moratorium on pot dispensaries while officials take stock of the evolving legal landscape. Oakland residents on July 21 voted overwhelming to levy an $18 tax per $1,000 of medical marijuana sold. A week earlier, a Los Angeles city councilwoman proposed consideration of a similar tax. And a proposed state ballot measure filed July 28 would move the tax statewide, allowing those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of pot. The measure still needs more than 430,000 signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
NEWS
January 7, 2000
The following items were taken from police reports: Manhattan Hotel: A 34-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs. A crack pipe and a burned spoon with a powdery white residue were reportedly found. 331 W. Wilson Ave.: A 33-year-old Glendale man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of narcotics. The man had Tylenol with codeine pills in his pocket, police said. Lowell Avenue and the Foothill (210)
FEATURES
May 5, 2007
C lergy in Illinois are supporting the legalization of medical marijuana, arguing that its use in treating pain and nausea associated with chemotherapy treatments for cancer, the pain of multiple sclerosis and other conditions is moral. What do you think? I tend to side with the Illinois clergy. True, some of them may be duped by those who want free pot anywhere and everywhere. But I think the relieving of suffering is of paramount importance. Also, part of me wants to say, "What's the big deal?
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By Melanie Hicken | September 15, 2009
CITY HALL — Amid a statewide push to legalize medical marijuana as a taxable product, the City Council today is expected to introduce a 45-day moratorium on pot dispensaries while officials take stock of the evolving legal landscape. Oakland residents on July 21 voted overwhelming to levy an $18 tax per $1,000 of medical marijuana sold. A week earlier, a Los Angeles city councilwoman proposed consideration of a similar tax. And a proposed state ballot measure filed July 28 would move the tax statewide, allowing those 21 and older to possess up to an ounce of pot. The measure still needs more than 430,000 signatures to qualify for the November ballot.
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February 18, 2005
Robert Chacon Los Angeles County sheriff's narcotics investigators confiscated 80 marijuana plants Tuesday from a home in La Canada Flintridge. Investigators searched a home on the 800 block of Flintridge Avenue Tuesday and discovered an indoor pot garden in the basement, said Sgt. Det. Victor Ibarra of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Investigators were tipped off by an informant, Ibarra said. No arrests were made at the time the house was searched, but investigators are "talking to the person who was responsible" for growing the plants, Ibarra said, adding that the person is a house sitter.
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