For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs.

Bargain covers two felony counts of conspiracy to manufacture marijuana as part of a corporate venture.
Residents of unincorporated Sacramento County would be allowed to grow up to nine marijuana plants per house for medical purposes under an ordinance introduced Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
Federal task force special agents John and Steve at a marijuana prow site reclaimed by illegal marijuana growers at a plot of land in the Sacramento Valley
Sacramento County supervisors are expected Tuesday to limit the indoor growth of marijuana to nine plants per house in unincorporated areas.
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Josephine Drum says her daughter was “cheated out of life” when she was killed while driving to work in downtown Seattle in 2012, hit by a man in a Jeep whose blood tested positive for marijuana.
A proposal to consider allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Colfax failed in the City Council Wednesday night.
Sacramento County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana crops, joining a growing number of California cities and counties that have prohibited cultivation in response to safety and nuisance complaints.

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