Articles Tagged With ‘Marijuana’




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Hundreds of marijuana growers register with SLO County

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More than 400 marijuana growers, the majority of whom are based in eastern San Luis Obispo County, have met a deadline to register their grows with county officials. The recent passage of marijuana legalization initiative Prop. 64 grants individuals the... (Continue reading)

Prosecutors failed to provide evidence Bob Marley smoked weed

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OPINION by STEPHEN COOPER In the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s tapping of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Bob Marley fans and marijuana smokers, especially those planning a trip to Washington, D.C., should know about a quirky, overlooked judicial opinion issued... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach City Council passes urgency pot ban

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Despite stiff opposition from Councilman Erik Howell, the Pismo Beach City Council adopted an urgency ordinance that will ban most business activity involving marijuana after Proposition 64 passed. Prop. 64, which passed with 56 percent of the vote, legalized the... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach planning urgency pot ban

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One week after California voters legalized marijuana, the city of Pismo Beach is considering an immediate ban on most business activity involving cannabis. Proposition 64, which passed with 56 percent of the vote, legalized the recreational use of marijuana for... (Continue reading)

Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants

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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

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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

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)



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