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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Calaveras Auditor Says Sheriff Misspent Cannabis Funds

    After the Calaveras Board of Supervisors decided to regulate medical cannabis in 2016, they took in $3.7 million in fees from people who wanted to grow medical cannabis. Now, the County Auditor says the Sheriff's Department has misspent some of those funds. Calaveras' journey to a...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Battle Over Pot Intensifies In Calaveras County

    Brad Wolfman's farm lies in the rolling green hills below Angels Camp. A series of increasingly narrow roads lead to his operation, on 20 acres amid oaks and meadows that greeted gold seekers nearly 170 years ago. But its future is in doubt. The 47-year-old Wolfman is a marijuana farmer in...
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    CA: Poll On Commercial Cannabis In Calaveras

    After a report was released estimating the impact of commercial Cannabis in Calaveras county a MyMotherLode poll asked: Do You Support the Commercial Cannabis in Calaveras with a production value of approx. $252 million in 2016? The three and a half day poll received over one-thousand votes with...
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    CA: Cannabis Group Donates To Calaveras Nonprofit

    A Calaveras County cannabis group provided 2,650 pounds of food and $2,700 to The Resource Connection food bank this week, assisting the nonprofit in what is typically known to be a slow time of year. Meg Gonsalves, treasurer for the Calaveras Cannabis Alliance, said 30 volunteers of the...
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    CA: At $340M, Marijuana May Be Top Industry In Calaveras County

    Commercial medical marijuana farming in Calaveras County was worth about $340 million last year, likely making pot the struggling county's No. 1 industry, a new study finds. The analysis by University of the Pacific's Center for Business and Policy Research was commissioned by supporters of...
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    CA: Owner May Sue Over Destruction Of Cannabis Business At Old Airport

    An attorney who represents the head of a business leasing one of the cannabis processing units closed by a sheriff's raid Oct. 27 said on Wednesday that the action ignores the spirit of the Calaveras County urgency ordinance that regulates commercial cultivation. "The ordinance allows drying...
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    CA: Cannabis Industry Dollars Continue To Flow To Campaigns

    The cannabis industry continues to be the focus of significant campaign funding in Calaveras County in the final weeks before the Nov. 8 election, with the industry continuing to outraise its opponents, according to recent campaign finance reports. Two anti-commercial cannabis organizations...
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    CA: Despite Legalization Efforts, The Police State Continues Its War On Marijuana

    The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office arrested 23 people after serving search warrants at three locations with illegal marijuana grows near West Point. About 7,700 pounds of marijuana and other substances were seized and destroyed or taken as evidence, according to a press release from the...
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    CA: Battle For Cannabis Regulation In Calaveras Wages On

    Strong opinions and loud accusations have made the battle over cannabis cultivation the most contentious debate in Calaveras County since the start of the year. The dispute has evolved in recent months. What was an argument regarding cultivation legality is now a fight to regulate an industry...
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    CA: Some See Green, Some See Red As Calaveras Pot Industry Explodes

    Calaveras County - This marijuana grow on a hilltop near Mountain Ranch is nothing like the nasty ones you've heard about on the news, those garbage-strewn plantations hidden deep in the forest, guarded by armed cartels. Here there are no piles of trash, no chemicals dribbling into creeks, no...
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    CA: Cannabis Regulation Comments Due September 30

    Calaveras County residents who want state authorities to consider particular issues as they draft regulations for cannabis farms should submit their comments to the California Department of Food and Agriculture by Sept. 30. The agency is currently seeking to define the scope of issues to be...
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    CA: Cannabis Regulation Comments Due September 30

    Calaveras County residents who want state authorities to consider particular issues as they draft regulations for cannabis farms should submit their comments to the California Department of Food and Agriculture by Sept. 30. The agency is currently seeking to define the scope of issues to be...
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    CA: Calaveras County Looks To Capture New Satellite Images For Marijuana Enforcement

    San Andreas, CA - The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors will vote whether to hire a firm to provide updated satellite imagery that would help support inspections and enforcement of marijuana cultivation in the county. On next week's agenda is whether to award a $59,447 contract to GEO...
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    CA: Key Players Seek To Shape Future Of Cannabis Industry

    Laws now proposed could, in the next year, allow cannabis to become a fully sanctioned industry in Calaveras County that contributes an estimated $15 million to $20 million a year in local taxes. Another proposal could ban the industry. Although every county voter will get a say, a much...
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    More Than 100 People Pack Cannabis Policy Forum

    Calaveras County, California - The Calaveras County Democrats moved to a larger venue for what they billed as the "Great Calaveras Cannabis Debate," but it wasn't large enough, by half. More than 100 people eager to learn about the cannabis laws up for votes in November and possibly beyond on...
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    CA: 'The Great Cannabis Debate' Set In Calaveras County

    An event deemed "The Great Calaveras Cannabis Debate" will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Murphys Suites Hotel. Hosted by the Calaveras County Democratic Central Committee during its monthly meeting, the debate will feature three speakers. Former Calaveras County Supervisor Merita...
  17. K

    CA: The Ban, Regulate Or Legalize Cannabis Debate Comes To Murphys July 12

    Organizers are calling it "The Great Calaveras Cannabis Debate." What is billed as "a lively conversation" starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Murphys Suites Hotel, 134 E. Highway 4, Murphys. Former Calaveras County Supervisor Merita Callaway will argue for cannabis regulation, Bill McManus...
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    CA: Commercial Cannabis Farm Registration Ends Smoothly

    A last-day change in the application process that allowed people registering cannabis farms to turn in their paperwork and have it stamped by county workers for review at a later time relieved the anticipated crush of people trying to beat the deadline at 4 p.m. on Thursday. Calaveras County...
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    CA: Commercial Cannabis Farm Registration Ends Smoothly

    A last-day change in the application process that allowed people registering cannabis farms to turn in their paperwork and have it stamped by county workers for review at a later time relieved the anticipated crush of people trying to beat the deadline at 4 p.m. on Thursday. Calaveras County...
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    After Devastating Fire, County Turns To Marijuana For Comeback

    Mountain Ranch, California Before the sky rained fire last September, Thomas Liberty figured he knew where he wanted to be for the rest of his life. A former Air Force psychiatric technician and group home counselor for emotionally disturbed teens, Liberty lived with his wife, Lauren, a...