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The Week in Weed - Let Them Bake

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- The founder of Reason magazine wrote a column in today's LA Times entitled "Let them have their pot" about the feds cockblocking weed from sick people - LAT

- The cost of getting a California medical marijuana ID card is going up almost 1,000% because not enough people are getting California medical marijuana ID cards. Which is interesting because we thought that marijuana dispensaries in LA were booming. So wtf? - Bay Area Reporter

- Fire that took hours to put out in Oceanside led to the discovery of hundreds of pot plants. $5,000 worth of damage, but none of the weed was damaged - North County Times

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- Bricks of pot weighing 70 pounds found during a traffic stop in San Diego - Sign on San Diego

- SLO is delivery hub for shitty Mexican grass? - SLO Trib

- Apple Valley home with over $50k in growing equipment was busted when Edison saw that the house was not being billed for any electricity, even though it was using 670% more than a normal house with A/C running - Victorville Daily Press

- Were the DEA raids in LA illegal? - Newstarget

- Hayward medical marijuana patient busted in Washington for growing four plants wont be going to jail - NC Times

- Cops seize $5 million dollars of pot from almost 5,000 plants in Washington - KXLY

- Border Patrol agents find almost a ton (1,600 pounds) of herb in an abandoned truck in Arizona - AZ Daily Star