Month: August 2021

Sonoma grower seeks to overturn ban on firearms at pot grows – fears for his safety and property

Sonoma County and growers often claim there are no problems at permitted grows—that illegal activity only happens at black market grows. Not true. A grower near Knights Valley, Nicolas Bettencourt, has filed the attached law suit against Sonoma County. He asks the court to strike down Sec. 26-88-254(f)(21) of the cannabis ordinance that includes the…
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An inconvenient truth (about weed)

Dear environmentalists: Cannabis is not a good story in terms of carbon footprint, resources… Federal laws bar cannabis from crossing state lines, driving up the cost — and the emissions — of an industry using indoor grow operations Marijuana has never been more popular in the U.S. — and its carbon emissions have never posed…
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Dr. Kevin Sabet: Cannabis industry causing ‘huge’ environmental problems

Report calls out ‘inconvenient truth’ about marijuana and carbon emissions Smart Approaches to Marijuana CEO Dr. Kevin Sabet told “Fox & Friends” on Friday that the cannabis industry is being a “huge problem” for the environment when it comes to water and electricity usage. Sabet reacted to a Politico report calling out the “inconvenient truth” about carbon emissions from the cannabis…
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Our disappearing river… (SoCoNews)

Months ago, Gov. Gavin Newsom, target of a disgruntled developer and facing a recall campaign while managing extraordinary wildfire storms, COVID-19 and worsening drought, called for a voluntary water conservation effort that initially targeted only Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Not too much later, as the greatest reservoirs in the state came closer to reaching their…
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