Articles Tagged With ‘Marijuana’




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It’s not just pot anymore

Jody Belsher

OPINION by JODY BELSHER Today’s marijuana is not what it used to be. Adolescents, teenagers and young adults are vulnerable to brain changes due to the increased potency of the THC in today’s weed. We are failing to educate on... (Continue reading)

SLO County adopts pot farm ban, but lets current growers stay

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Seven weeks in advance of a statewide vote on legalization of marijuana, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors narrowly passed a moratorium on new cannabis grows in the county. However, the urgency ordinance will allow growers who recently... (Continue reading)

California initiative expected to generate billions in marijuana sales

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With a proposed marijuana cultivation ban slated to return to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, some local officials are weighing the potential harm pot farms pose to public health and safety against the possible financial... (Continue reading)

Alleged drug dealers arrested after Paso Robles traffic stop

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Paso Robles police found Xanax, cocaine and ecstasy packaged for sales after stopping a driver  Tuesday morning. Officers then arrested a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman who were inside the vehicle. At about 10:25 a.m., officers stopped a vehicle... (Continue reading)

Mexican nationals tied to pot grow on Cuesta Grade

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They divert water from our creeks, they are often armed and they apply toxic chemicals to their marijuana crops endangering the environment and the public. Illegal marijuana growers utilizing dangerous chemicals and violating environmental regulations have planted crops throughout San... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors to vote on marijuana ordinance

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on an urgency ordinance that would put a halt to new marijuana cultivation in the county. Though the board directed county staff to draft the ordinance, there is a... (Continue reading)

North County men arrested for drugs and guns

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Atascadero police arrested three North County men who were traveling in a car with several guns, about $10,000 worth of narcotics, cash and ammunition. On Monday, an Atascadero police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on northbound Highway... (Continue reading)

CCN poll shows Carpenter trouncing rival Hill

San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter

Dan Carpenter has blown past his rival Adam Hill in the battle for the District 3 San Luis Obispo County Supervisor seat, according to a CalCoastNews poll conducted Monday. Among decided voters, San Luis Obispo City Councilman Dan Carpenter holds... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach marijuana tax goes on the ballot

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The Grover Beach City Council has placed a marijuana tax measure on the November ballot. If two thirds of voters support the initiative, it will be San Luis Obispo County’s first municipal tax on marijuana. Grover Beach Council members gave... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man caught trespassing with pot and a pistol

James Hayden Wylie

A Grover Beach man carrying marijuana and a pistol jumped a fence on Friday and trespassed onto his neighbor’s property. The neighbor responded by conducting a citizen’s arrest, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. At about 1:30 p.m. Friday,... (Continue reading)



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