Articles Tagged With ‘Marijuana’




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SLO County debates marijuana regulations as growers rush in

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With marijuana growers and armed guards flooding into California Valley, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors discussed putting a halt to new cannabis cultivation. The board majority decided to pursue an urgency ordinance on the matter, but it... (Continue reading)

California Valley sprouting pot farms

More than 100 pot farms of varying sizes and levels of sophistication have quietly sprung up in the California Valley, with little or no effort to conceal what likely are legal growing operations. Photos by Daniel Blackburn

  By DANIEL BLACKBURN Isolated and sparsely populated California Valley, on the eastern edge of San Luis Obispo County, is parched, flat terrain, part of the largest remaining native grassland in California.  And now it’s becoming known for the widespread... (Continue reading)

Detectives discover 4,111 marijuana plants at Nipomo property

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s narcotics unit found 4,111 marijuana plants while searching a property in Nipomo Tuesday. Detectives arrested two men but failed to catch three others who ran away. At about 9 a.m., the narcotics unit served... (Continue reading)

Military units find large marijuana grow

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Camp San Luis Obispo military units discovered a field of 7,406 marijuana plants while performing training exercises near the border of their property and the Los Padres National Forest on Wednesday. Military personnel then contacted the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande council votes to reverse medical marijuana ban

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Less than five months after the Arroyo Grande City Council adopted an ordinance banning medical marijuana cultivation and deliveries, council members voted to allow patients to grow cannabis in the city. Faced with a new state law, cities and counties... (Continue reading)

Oversized marijuana truck hits Cal Poly overpass

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A truck filled with marijuana crashed into the railroad overpass on the Cal Poly campus on Monday evening. The driver then fled without the top of his truck, which had been severed in the accident. Shortly afterwards, officers found the... (Continue reading)

Drug tunnel connected California home to Mexico

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Federal agents uncovered a drug smuggling tunnel that connected a home in Calexico, California to a restaurant in Mexicali, Mexico. Agents also seized more than a ton of marijuana and arrested four people in connection with a Mexican drug cartel... (Continue reading)

Leading California marijuana measure emerges

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Aided by billionaire backers, a marijuana legalization measure has emerged as a likely candidate to appear on the November ballot in California. [LA Times] Marijuana legalization advocates have filed more than 20 proposal for state ballot measures. Six of the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero to reverse its marijuana cultivation ban

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The Atascadero City Council is planning on repealing the medical marijuana cultivation ban it adopted just last month. Atascadero is set to become the first city in San Luis Obispo County to reverse course on hurried marijuana regulations. Faced with... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana and death with dignity

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OPINION by PATTY WELSH Death with dignity means my loved one can stay comfortable in their own home as the end comes closer. They get to sleep in their own bed be surrounded by friends and family any time night... (Continue reading)



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