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Cannabis tasting ahead?

Hey, know what’s missing from this image? “Pot farm .5 miles” “Cannabis tasting .75 miles, turn right down this narrow road” “Home invasion area ahead, roll up windows and duck” N O T There are 18 pot farms applications within @10 square miles of this photo. Think about what you want for the future of…
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Local impacts of Cannabis Report

Local Impacts of Commercial Cannabis Final Report 10.02.18

Local cultural enrichment compliments of Marijuana trade

Man in underwear at Santa Rosa Target store sparks kidnapping, robbery investigation Two Stockton residents were in custody Tuesday, suspected of kidnapping, robbery and assault during a Santa Rosa marijuana deal that left one man stripped to his underwear, yelling for help in a busy Santa Rosa shopping center, according to police. The investigation started…
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Report: Sonoma County’s natural resources worth billions

This is what the Supervisors don’t get. This is what they fail to understand, much less preserve. Our rural character.A recent report accompanying revisions to the cannabis ordinance stated that preservation of rural character was not a consideration. “The aesthetic benefit of the county’s working and natural lands has the highest value of any single…
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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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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/