Gov. Jerry Brown signs law targeting illegal marijuana grows

8/7/15–Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law a measure allowing steep civil fines against marijuana farms that damage the environment by dumping wastewater and chemicals, click removing trees and killing wild animals. The measure, ailment one of 16 bills signed by the governor Friday, decease is meant to expand the powers of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife at a time when illegal marijuana operations are expanding significantly. Read