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Indian tribes fear Trump will be a buzzkill for their marijuana business

Indian tribes want to cash in on the marijuana industry, joining a growing list of states that have legalized pot. But they fear the Trump administration may move to block all states and tribes from selling the drug.

California Weed

Sacramento celebrates 4/20

April 20, known in the cannabis community as "Weed Day," was commemorated at the "Hella 420" smoke out at Exhale Smoke Shop. For $45 - $75, participants were privy to an open cannabis bar and more.

Politics & Government

DHS’s Kelly joins Sessions in signaling a hard line on legalized marijuana

Two days after downplaying the role of marijuana in the nation’s drug war, Department of Homeland Security John Kelly changes course, calling it a “potentially dangerous gateway drug” and saying his agency will continue to arrest and investigate those who illegally trade it. “Let me be clear about marijuana: It is a potentially dangerous gateway drug that frequently leads to the use of harder drugs,” he says in his first major speech since being sworn in.

California Weed
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Christopher Cadelago
Staff writer, California politics
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@ccadelago

Peter Hecht
Senior writer and author
of the book "Weed Land"
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@phecht_sacbee

Jeremy B. White
Staff writer, California politics
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@capitolalert

Videos

Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento

Sacramento Police Department spokeswoman Linda Matthew describes the details of the shooting on the 5900 block of 68th Street Sunday. Two people are dead after an attempted home invasion on an illegal marijuana grow, Matthew said.
Ellen Garrison egarrison@sacbee.com
Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento 0:56

Marijuana grow house crime scene after double homicide in south Sacramento

Sacramento celebrates 4/20 0:57

Sacramento celebrates 4/20

Former Fetzer wines property in Mendocino County going to pot 1:17

Former Fetzer wines property in Mendocino County going to pot

Old greenhouses in the Salinas Valley are being converted to grow pot 1:33

Old greenhouses in the Salinas Valley are being converted to grow pot