Stanislaus County to crack down on illegal pot grows with steep fines

Starting on Dec. 19, Stanislaus County is cracking down on illegal pot grows by enforcing a $1,000 fine per plant per day, according to Terry Withrow, chairman of the county board of supervisors. Right now, Withrow said growers only face a maximum $500 fine. The hefty fine can add up quickly. For example, Withrow said a cultivation site found with 5,000 illegal marijuana plants would be fined $5 million per day. Get the full story in the video above.