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Did you know how the dominant North Bay print media company was OWNED by the cannabis lobby? Read.

Darius Anderson, in addition to being a premier lobbyist in the State (representing folks like PG&E) and being an owner of the Press Democrat and the Sonoma paper, he represents the pot industry (registered lobbyist for CannaCraft) and may very well be personally invested in some of the very grows ruining your neighborhood. His brother…
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Protect our trails – petition to change designation from transportation corridor to park

Parks ARE parks. Thanks so much to all of you who have sent emails to thank Lynda Hopkins for supporting that trails owned & maintained by Sonoma County. Please notify the other supervisors that we believe that county owned and maintained trails are parks and not just transportation corridors. If you have already sent an…
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Dear Supes – Consider the impacts seen in other areas

Dear Supervisors: I’m aware of the huge volume of literature you must review as you attend to your official duties and wish to advise you about lessons which we need to learn and be aware of as you proceed to address the growing Cannabis industry and its impact on Sonoma County. For a number of…
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What ABC News left out

Tonight’s ABC News piece on the illegal pot tourism activity on Purvine Road ended with a pregnant pause as if there might not be any illegal grow. New flash! See photos. Do you want this in your rural neighborhood? https://abc7news.com/society/sonoma-co-neighborhood-files-suit-to-stop-commercial-cannabis-grow/4556252/  

SOSN Press Release: Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order protecting Sonoma County neighborhood against illegal Cannabis tourism

SAVE OUR SONOMA NEIGHBORHOODS·SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 A group of Sonoma County residents has filed a lawsuit to shut down an illegal pot grow and cannabis tourism operation in the Purvine Road neighborhood. The suit alleges that the unlicensed grower is transforming a peaceful stretch of the Petaluma Dairy Belt into an unlawful cannabis event…
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Just Some Pharmers: Two men accused of attempted murder following Santa Rosa pot robbery

Santa Rosa police officers arrested two Vallejo men late Thursday night on suspicion of attempted murder and robbery in connection with a shooting that followed a pot deal gone awry. Milton Harrison Thompson and Samuel Ricardo Hernandez, both 31, were arrested and booked into the Contra Costa County Jail after Santa Rosa detectives tracked them…
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Proposed Changes to California Cannabis Cultivation Regulations

Amended proposed regulations released today, October 19, 2018. The proposed changes mark the next step in the formal rulemaking process toward adopting non-emergency regulations, and a new public comment period starts today and ends on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 5pm (PST). They may be viewed on the CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing website: http://calcannabis.cdfa.ca.gov/  

SOSN Press Release: Sonoma County Officials Fail to Fix Flawed Cannabis Ordinance

PRESS RELEASE October 18, 2018. Sonoma County, California “Sonoma County Officials Fail to Fix Flawed Cannabis Ordinance” Who we are: Save Our Sonoma Neighborhoods (SOSN) is a grassroots group of Sonoma County citizens advocating to improve Sonoma County’s Cannabis Land Use Ordinance that currently endangers Sonoma County residents, their homes, property values, environment and safety. We…
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Devastating figures reveal true toll of cannabis on the UK’s health

Devastating figures reveal true toll of cannabis on the UK’s health as 125,000 people are admitted to hospital over the drug in just five years Some 15,000 teenagers have been hospitalised after taking cannabis since 2013 The levels of admissions in England have jumped by more than 50 per cent  Last year, 31,330 people required…
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