California Weed

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Hey, man, light up one for Cheech Marin, he's earned it

Richard "Cheech" received a Latino Spirit Award, given by the California Latino Legislative Caucus on the floor of the state Assembly, Monday, May 7, for his contributions to comedy fillmmaking, beyond his stoner movies with Tommy Chong that played off the humor marijuana, once forbidden but now legal in the state.

Sheriff's Department investigators seize nearly 20,000 marijuana plants

Investigators with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department arrested 17 people and seized $4 million worth of marijuana outside Galt on Wednesday morning, the department said.