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From the Field: “OPEN LETTER TO THE SONOMA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

A recent member submission: “AN OPEN LETTER TO THE SONOMA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Dear Supervisors, My wife and I live on a 2.5 acre parcel on a quiet residential street in unincorporated Sebastopol. We have lived here for 25 years. We raised our daughter here. This is a neighborhood filled with children. Then, last…
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From the Field: A powerful letter recently submitted by member and Petaluma local Colleen Mahoney to the Board of Supervisors:

March 22, 2018 Supervisor David Rabbitt Board of Supervisors 575 Administration Drive Room 100A Santa Rosa, CA 95403 RE: Pending Applications for Commercial Cannabis Farms Sonoma County, Specifically Application No. UPC17-0095 Dear Supervisor Rabbitt, The Mahoney family has lived on our 60+ acre ranch at 2781 Middle Two Rock Road, Petaluma for over 4 generations.…
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From the Field: PD Post. I can no longer enjoy my back yard

Commercial cannabis  EDITOR: Sonoma County’s cannabis growing businesses should be allowed only in industrial zones, not in neighborhoods. One popped up next door to me and turned my life upside down. This unpermitted operation sits on my fence line and is practically in my backyard. I can no longer enjoy my backyard or live comfortably…
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From the field: A Pot Business At My Fence

Sonoma County’s commercial cannabis grow businesses should be allowed only in industrial zones, not in neighborhoods. One popped-up next door to me and turned my life upside down. This un-permitted operation sits on my fence line and is practically in my backyard. I can no longer enjoy my backyard, or live comfortably in my house…
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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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Natural Green Herb Update: Daily or high-potency cannabis increases risk of psychotic disorder, study finds

By Susan Scutti, CNN Updated 7:31 PM ET, Tue March 19, 2019 Play VideoDoes marijuana lead to increase in mental illness? 03:42 (CNN)Legalization of marijuana, both for medical and recreational use, continues to spread across the globe even as the possible health risks (or benefits) are not fully known. Case in point, according to new research, people who use…
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California is awash in cannabis cash. Some is being used to bribe public officials LAT

Sheriff Jon Lopey was startled when the mysterious stranger offered him $1 million if he would keep deputies away from certain illegal cannabis farms in Siskiyou County. Lopey called in the FBI, and, later, deliveries of envelopes stuffed with thousands of dollars in cash were recorded by cameras and microphones hidden on the sheriff’s cluttered,…
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The green bounty of pot farming, coming to your neighborhood soon…

East Coast men among four arrested after Santa Rosa marijuana deal goes bad New York residents who flew to Sonoma County for a cannabis deal were in custody Wednesday after Tuesday night’s sale turned into an attempted robbery with gunfire in a southwest Santa Rosa neighborhood, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies late…
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Negative Effects of Marijuana: Scientific Research Shows Pot is Harmful

Aren’t you proud Sonoma County Supervisors want our rural areas to be a mecca for production of this drug? But first, see just below our list of peer-reviewed scientific papers helping to explain why potheads tend to be slow, depressed, and often, worse, as we discuss also in this Real Science Radio YouTube video… Research Showing the…
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