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California’s ill-conceived marijuana program has inflicted irreparable environmental, Human and economic harm on our once fine state

Estimated reclamation costs in Calaveras County California alone could reach $2 billion for 1,200 grow sites. 50,000 grow sites in the state could amount to over $50 billion, according to the Calaveras County study (www.silentpoison.com/CultivatingDisaster). Aside from killing wildlife, fish and depleting streams and water tables, the poisons seeping into the ground are contaminating watersheds…
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Report: Colorado, Oregon Marijuana Prices Plummet by 50 Percent

Good news for consumers, not so much for producers. When Jim Parco opened Mesa Organics, a recreational cannabis retail outlet in Pueblo, Colorado, in January 2016, an ounce of marijuana ran about $300. Now, Parco recently told KRDO, the shop — one of about 30 in a city of 100,000 people — is “selling $60 ounces…
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Big Canna – Big Tobacco or Big Pharma

You think prop 64 and Sonoma County’s decision to allow pot cultivation is about small growers? the little guy? local farmers? Grow up. You think it’s about the cottage grower or personal cultivation? Get a clue. Ultimately the grows in our rural countryside will be operated by Big Canna, which will be the pharmaceutical industry…
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Sonoma County, Welcome to the Narco state

Narco-state From Wikipedia Narco-state is a political and economic term applied to states where all legitimate institutions become penetrated by the power and wealth of the illegal drug trade. Welcome to Sonoma County post Big Canna invasion.  

California’s Illegal Weed Industry Is Doing Better Than Ever

Those in the weed business have discovered that the black market is still more profitable in many ways than the newly legal industry. Photo illustration from a photo of weed jars in a legal dispensary. Photo by Thomas Philip Galvez/Getty It was 2004 when William P. first got into the weed game. He was 18 years old…
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Remember Big Tobacco? They’re Baaaack… (SAM)

People often ask us what our biggest fear of legalization is. The answer is simple: Big Pot Already in Colorado, Washington and elsewhere, massive special interest groups and lobbies have emerged to protect the marijuana industry. As soon as Coloradans cast their votes for legalization in 2012, would-be profiteers celebrated the expected green rush. One…
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ABC News Coverage of Federal Suit Against Adobe Road Grower

ABC News piece on the skunk works over on Adobe Road and the federal RICO lawsuit filed against it. “If they had a permit, would it be OK? No.” Good Answer! ABC News August 30 2018 Video

If you are concerned…

If you’re concerned about the proliferation of butt-ugly, putrid-stinking, toxic, water sucking, crime attracting, environmental basket cases known as Pot “farms” in our rural countryside – then please support the efforts of Save Our Sonoma Neighborhoods in fighting the Board of Supervisors intent to make Sonoma County the new cannabis mecca. Keep Big Canna out…
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Illegal pot grows spread deadly pesticides, other hazards, despite change in law

The legalization of cannabis in California has done almost nothing to halt illegal marijuana growing by Mexican drug cartels, which are laying bare large swaths of national forest in California, poisoning wildlife, and siphoning precious water out of creeks and rivers, U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott said Tuesday. The situation is so dire that federal, state…
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SONOMA COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD SUES ILLEGAL POT GROW FOR VIOLATIONS OF FEDERAL RACKETEERING LAW

For Immediate Release SONOMA COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD SUES ILLEGAL POT GROW FOR RICO VIOLATIONS PETALUMA, California, August 28, 2018 – Residents of the south Adobe Road neighborhood in Sonoma County filed suit yesterday against a nearby canna-bis grower for violations of federal racketeering law. The grow, located at 3062 Adobe Road near Petaluma, has been operating…
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