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Marijuana, improving the quality of life in Sonoma County. For criminals.

Trial opens for Healdsburg man accused of murder, burying body in marijuana garden Jose Evelio Martinez couldn’t get the man to leave him alone. Healdsburg resident Socorro Sierra had been calling and showing up uninvited to Martinez’s Cloverdale home, insisting he was owed as much as $16,000 because Martinez hadn’t come through with as much…
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THE GREAT AMERICAN CANNABIS EXPERIMENT – Politico

The Green Lady Dispensary on Nantucket island sells cannabis products, but that’s not all it does. The shop also grows and processes its own marijuana flower, cooks or bakes all the weed-infused candy and other edibles sold on the shelves, and tests everything for safety and chemical content. In fact, everything the Green Lady sells…
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Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana

Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana In November of 2018, the Centennial Institute at the Colorado Christian University commissioned a study to understand the impacts of marijuana legalization in Colorado. More specifically, the study aimed to understand the price that is being paid by Coloradans in order to mitigate the consequences of commercial marijuana.…
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Letter to BOS re: Purvine Road cultivation permit

September 18, 2019Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and County staff RE: File # UPC!7-0020 Cannabis use permit – 334 Purvine Road, Petaluma Supervisors, I am a working ranch owner on Middle Two Rock Road and I am opposed to allowing cannabis cultivation in our Two Rock  Dairy Belt area and in this location.  My family…
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New charges link 2018 home-invasion robberies in Santa Rosa, Petaluma

Federal prosecutors have charged a 29-year-old man sitting in a Virginia jail in connection with a series of violent home-invasion robberies in 2018 that left a Santa Rosa man dead and terrorized a group of Petaluma neighbors. Aaron McArthur, 29, was arraigned via teleconference Wednesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco. A six-count indictment…
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SANTA BARBARA: COZY WITH CANNABIS

Another cozy relationship between Board of Supervisors and Big Cana. By Jeff Giordano June 23, 2019, published in the Santa Barbara Press-Reader  This guest opinion references a Los Angeles Times article, “The world’s largest pot farms and how Santa Barbara opened the door”(June 12th). Since cannabis firm Tilray’s successful IPO, investors have poured capital into…
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Too much legal marijuana: Last year’s harvest alone may give Oregon a pot surplus of more than 1 billion joints

Too much legal marijuana: Last year’s harvest alone may give Oregon a pot surplus of more than 1 billion joints Bear Westerlind, an employee at the medical marijuana dispensary Kaya Shack in Portland, Ore., displays June 25, 2015, different types of marijuana flowers sold at the shop. Supply of legal marijuana in the state is…
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The world’s largest pot farms, and how Santa Barbara opened the door

So let’s see, a decade from now at this rate, California will be buying most of its dairy, fruits and vegetables from out of state, and Mexico (already most of our produce for most of the year now comes from Mexico). Yet great trade off: we’ll have more Pot than anywhere on earth. It will…
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Proliferation of Pot Crime continues – Kidnappings in Santa Rosa

Isn’t it swell to have green pharming in our once bucolic, rural county?Thanks Board of Supervisors and Cannabis Lobby. MARTIN ESPINOZA AND BILL SWINDELL THE PRESS DEMOCRAT May 4, 2019 Following an armed search and standoff with officers Saturday afternoon, a Santa Rosa man was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping two brothers over a marijuana…
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NFPA Journal – Hazards of the Trade

Hazards of the Trade As with any industrial process, marijuana production comes with an assortment of hazards, some more exotic than others. In general, the hazards break down into those associated with growing, and those associated with the THC extraction process. Growing hazards include: Egress—With space at a premium, most grows are very crowded, with…
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