Drug War Archive

Woman Used As Salami Tray at Altai Brands Event in Las Vegas

Altai Brands of Salinas, California, purveyors of gourmet cannabis edibles, objectifies woman as salami tray at Marijuana Business Conference after-party in Las Vegas.

Prison Strike Solidarity in Oakland

Grabbing banners, flags, and signs, people took to the streets and marched through the downtown to several corporations that profit from prison labor.

2016 Cannabis Initiatives in California

In California, there are numerous cannabis related initiatives that are currently active measures hoping to land a spot on the November 8, 2016, ballot.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Officers Raid San Lorenzo Valley Cannabis Gardens

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart and the Marijuana Compliance Team are operating in violation of County cannabis cultivation law.

Supervisors Leopold and Friend Propose Cannabis Cultivation Choices Committee

Cannabis in Santa Cruz County

New Cannabis Prohibitions in Santa Cruz County

On March 24, the Board of Supervisors voted to ban the cultivation of cannabis in all unincorporated territories of the county, with limited exceptions.

Thousands Attend Annual 420 Celebration at UC Santa Cruz

Thousands of people returned to UC Santa Cruz on April 20 to celebrate 420, the unorganized annual counterculture holiday.

Four Twenty 2013 in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz

The counterculture cannabis celebration brought people of diverse backgrounds together for an afternoon under the hot sun.

First Harvest of 2012 for Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM)

On September 9th, a single plant in the Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) garden, the first of 2012, was harvested and trimmed.

420 2012 in Porter Meadow at UC Santa Cruz

Four Twenty in Porter Meadow at UCSC is an unorganized annual tradition.