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Dispensary Owner Tortured and Disfigured

Four people have been arrested in the 2012 case of the kidnapping, torture and disfigurement of California medical marijuana dispensary owner. Police say the dispensary owner had taken a few suppliers to Vegas last year on an expensive trip. After the trip, one of the suppliers, Kyle Handley, came up with a plan to kidnap

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Proposition 47 Would Reduce Penalties for Nonviolent Crimes

A new initiative on the November ballot in California would change the way the state punishes nonviolent offenders. It could also possibly allow more than 14,000 current inmates petition the court for resentencing. The measure would take current felony crimes and reclassify them as misdemeanors including some drug offenses etc..

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Anaheim Leaves Dispensaries in the Dark

The City of Anaheim banned all dispensaries from operating within city limits in 2011, but some medical marijuana businesses remain operating illegally. Now, the city is doing something about it. Nine dispensaries closed up shop in September of this year, and eight more closed last week. What is the city’s secret to finally getting

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Teen Arrests, Dropout and Overdose Rates Fell After Legalization

One of the most common reasons community leaders cite for harsh zoning laws that restrict growing or cooperative business is the idea that kids will get their hands on medical marijuana if it’s too easily accessible. In reality, the numbers have shown that medical marijuana patients are mostly older individuals with a serious medical

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Anaheim May Start Naming Convicted Johns

The Anaheim City Council will be voting on a measure to publish the names of convicted johns and distribute them to local media outlets. Anaheim will be following the lead of Orange County, which already distributes the lists of names of men who have been convicted of soliciting sex. The names are given to

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Transient Attacks Orange County Real Estate Agent

The Orange County Sherriff’s department says a transient brutally attacked a real estate agent in Laguna Nigel. The attack happened as the 55-year-old was accessing a lock box on a home for sale. The man put the real estate agent in a chokehold and punched her until she was knocked unconscious. The suspect fled,

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