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  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Central Coast Cannabis Growers See Potential, Outsiders Waiting For Regulation

    California's Central Coast – Santa Barbara County, in particular – has for decades maintained healthy, deep roots in the agricultural industry. With the state set to begin regulating a legal commercial marijuana industry Monday, many in and around the region are preparing for the expansion of...
  3. Ron Strider

    When Will You Be Able To Buy Recreational Marijuana In Santa Ana

    Orange County residents could be able to buy recreational marijuana in Santa Ana as soon as New Year's Day, after the city became the first and only jurisdiction in the county to allow commercial pot shops. The Santa Ana City Council voted Nov. 9 to begin the process of licensing up to 30...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Santa Barbara County Supervisors Review Cannabis Regulations

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors discussed changes to marijuana regulations Tuesday. The talks came after a 300-page environmental impact report was released, detailing the possible future of pot operations in the county. The Cannabis Land Use Ordinance and Licensing Program...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: 200 Marijuana Plants, Honey Oil Lab Found In Santa Ana

    An effort to evict a business Thursday led investigators to a marijuana grow operation in Santa Ana, police said. Orange County sheriff's deputies were directed to 1714 E. McFadden Ave. on Thursday, Oct. 12, to evict a business, but when they arrived they discovered a marijuana grow operation...
  6. Ron Strider

    CA: Pot Businesses Rush To Fill Santa Rosa Industrial Buildings

    In a nondescript southwest Santa Rosa industrial building, workers wearing blue gloves and lab coats pack ground-up dried cannabis flowers into pre-rolled joints printed with the Marley Natural label created by the iconic reggae singer's estate. With the thermostat set at a crisp 67 degrees...
  7. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Marketing Kickoff Sept. 13

    A marketing campaign to "Support Santa Cruz Cannabis" will kick off at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St. GreenTrade Santa Cruz, a coalition of local cannabis businesses, will present a vision for how Santa Cruz businesses can capture their share of an...
  8. Ron Strider

    CA: Santa Rosa Cannabis Dispensary Worker Robbed

    A Santa Rosa marijuana dispensary worker was robbed of about 200 joints by an armed man, a Sonoma County sheriff's spokeswoman said Monday. The theft happened at 1:20 p.m. Sunday outside the facility in the 1600 block of Hampton Way, spokeswoman Misti Harris said. A male suspect approached...
  9. Ron Strider

    Police Raids Of Marijuana Businesses Continue To Worry The Pot Industry

    One morning this spring about two dozen L.A. cops arrived at a large marijuana grow facility with a battering ram. Without knocking, and armed with what the business owner called "full on assault rifles, like something from a movie," the owner said. Police proceeded to bash on the entrance...
  10. Ron Strider

    Gambling Gone Bust, Tribe Turns To Marijuana Farming

    A small Indian tribe in a remote stretch of San Diego County has traded in its failed dream of casino riches for what could be the next big payout: marijuana cultivation. The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel – which shuttered its 35,000-square-foot gambling hall in February 2014, buried under $50...
  11. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis-Banking Group Meets In Santa Rosa

    The Cannabis Banking Working Group, headed by John Chiang, California's treasurer, will hold a meeting on Thursday in Santa Rosa. One of the panelists will be Kirk Anderson, chief operations officer for CannaCraft, the largest cannabis business in Santa Rosa, with cannabinoid extraction and...
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    CA: City Leaders Plant The Seed For Marijuana Industry In Santa Monica

    In the final minutes of discussion, the City Council pivoted away from an outright ban on recreational marijuana businesses in Santa Monica Tuesday night, opting instead to direct staff members to consider all options. The decision to potentially give marijuana businesses a shot or instate a...
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    CA: Santa Cruz County Cannabis Tax Revenues Falling Short

    Santa Cruz - Revenues from Santa Cruz County's cannabis business tax, forecast to be $3.2 million this fiscal year, are falling short of expectations, according to a report to be discussed by county supervisors at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at the county Governmental Center, 701 Ocean St. In a...
  14. K

    CA: Santa Maria Details City's Marijuana Urgency Ordinance

    Santa Maria, Calif - An ordinance banning certain marijuana activities in Santa Maria is causing confusion about what you can and cannot do within city limits. The city council passed the ordinance last summer, a few months before voters statewide approved Prop 64 - legalizing recreational...
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    CA: Licensed Dispensaries File Lawsuit Targeting Santa Ana's Unsanctioned Pot Shops

    Santa Ana — A group representing Santa Ana's licensed marijuana dispensaries has filed a lawsuit targeting unsanctioned pot shops in the city, taking aim at a purported black market that some say could put the regulated retailers out of work. The lawsuit filed on behalf of the Santa Ana...
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    CA: Whatever Happened To Roseanne Barr's Medical-Marijuana Dispensary?

    In February 2016, the Orange County Register broke what seemed like a major medical-marijuana story. Television celebrity Roseanne Barr was set to open a legal dispensary at 1327 E. Saint Gertrude Place in Santa Ana. Roseanne's Joint would sell a line of her own products, including cannabis...
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    CA: Santa Ana To Consider Changing Its Marijuana Law After Prop 64 Passage

    Santa Ana – Following the recent legalization of recreational marijuana, the first Orange County city to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries is proposing amendments to its existing ordinance to comply with the new state law. Santa Ana’s current ordinance bans all cultivation within the...
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    CA: Santa Rosa Marijuana Processing Plant Back In Business

    In a white-walled room deep inside a southwest Santa Rosa building once used to manufacture heart stents, 11 specialized machines to extract concentrated cannabis rumbled, hummed and popped in production for California's largest legal marijuana manufacturing operation. Five months ago, law...
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    CA: Santa Cruz Group Seeks New Space To Dispense Medical Cannabis To Vets

    Live Oak - For a final time, roughly 60 U.S. military veterans gathered in the parking lot behind the Santa Cruz Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7263 on Monday to receive support - and free medicinal cannabis. The Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance, which provides a community-oriented cannabis...
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    Santa Claus Of North Pole, AK Says 'No Coal In Stockings' For Medical Marijuana Users

    North Pole, Alaska - Communities across Alaska have been struggling with the state's recreational marijuana program, and some are voting to ban sales of legalized marijuana. One of those is North Pole, Alaska. Voters approved Proposition 7, which bans the sale of marijuana within city...