Articles Tagged With ‘Marijuana’

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Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants


By KAREN VELIE Almost a dozen deputies served a search warrant at the Clearwater Nursery in Nipomo last month and discovered approximately 52,000 marijuana plants worth about $104 million at $2,000 a plant. Nevertheless, nursery staff provided the deputies with... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles council trying to ward off marijuana businesses

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With marijuana legalization likely to pass on the November ballot, Paso Robles officials are trying to preempt a pot rush in the North County city. The city council finalized an ordinance Tuesday that will, by in large, prohibit marijuana businesses... (Continue reading)

California pot growers split over marijuana legalization


Due to concerns over potential competition and burdensome regulation, many California marijuana growers plan to vote against the November ballot measure on pot legalization. The initiative is still expected to pass. [Reuters] The California Growers Association trade group took a... (Continue reading)

It’s not just pot anymore

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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


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


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)

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