merced

  1. Ron Strider

    They've Been Legally Growing Weed For Medicine. Merced County Wants To Pull The Plug

    With degenerating discs in his back, Adam Pluguez of Merced County lives with daily pain and lack of mobility, but the medical cannabis he grows outside helps him get by. Originally from Modesto, the 33-year-old said he settled in the unincorporated part of Merced County about four years ago...
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    CA: Merced County Supervisors Take First Look At Cannabis Policy Options

    The Merced County Board of Supervisors began discussion Tuesday that may lead to policy decisions on recreational and medicinal marijuana following the passage of Prop 64. Supervisors heard a presentation from David McPherson from HdL Companies on current state and federal policies on...
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    CA: Prop. 64 Already Affecting Marijuana Court Cases In Merced County

    A number of cases in Merced Superior Court must be reviewed after California voters last week passed Proposition 64, allowing recreational use of marijuana, authorities said Wednesday. In Merced County, a few cases that were strong felony offenses must be reviewed, and the charges could be...
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    CA: Wondering What Recreational Weed Would Mean For Merced County?

    Medical cannabis advocates are set to discuss what a statewide recreational marijuana ballot measure, if passed in November, would mean in Merced County. The Friends of Proposition 64 Drug Policy Action, a campaign group based in Sacramento, will hold a two-hour question-and-answer session...
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    CA: Wondering What Recreational Weed Would Mean For Merced County?

    Medical cannabis advocates are set to discuss what a statewide recreational marijuana ballot measure, if passed in November, would mean in Merced County. The Friends of Proposition 64 Drug Policy Action, a campaign group based in Sacramento, will hold a two-hour question-and-answer session...
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    Merced City Council Passes Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    Fresno, California - Medical marijuana cleared another hurdle Monday night in Merced. A city council ordinance passed 4 to 3. It allows people with medicinal marijuana cards to grow up to six plants. It also allows four dispensaries in professional or commercial office zones. They must...
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    Merced City Council Passes Medical Marijuana Ordinance

    Fresno, California - Medical marijuana cleared another hurdle Monday night in Merced. A city council ordinance passed 4 to 3. It allows people with medicinal marijuana cards to grow up to six plants. It also allows four dispensaries in professional or commercial office zones. They must...
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    CA: Merced Plans Pot Meeting On '4/20'

    City leaders say they're not joking about loosening the restriction on medical cannabis in Merced, and to show they're open to it, they've scheduled a meeting on the unofficial marijuana holiday. The special meeting is 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall, 678 W. 18th St. The April 20 date's...
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    Merced, California A Step Closer To Allowing Medical Cannabis

    The city of Merced appears to be a step closer to allowing medical marijuana dispensaries, though the fate of cannabis cultivation remains less clear, after a study session this week. The City Council did not take any official vote on dispensaries Tuesday but asked city staff members to do...
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    Merced Plans Study Session On Medical Cannabis

    Merced officials this week will revisit their decision to ban all dispensaries, cultivation and sales of medical cannabis. The Merced City Council will hold a study session on medical marijuana at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 678 W. 18th St. The council voted unanimously in January to...