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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: City Of Shasta Lake Celebrates The New Year With Legalized Marijuana

    Recreational marijuana can now be sold legally to adults 21 years or older who have a valid photo ID in California. A sense of activity was going on in the City of Shasta Lake to celebrate not just the new year, but the legalization of recreational marijuana. The town is one of the few...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Where You Can Get Pot - Or Not - In Shasta County In 2018

    The landscape for legal weed changed swiftly in 2017 as state regulators began to craft rules for where people could buy cannabis and how they'd tax it. Locally, that climate is set to shift even more next year as local governments continue to adapt to the new laws. Marijuana will likely...
  3. Ron Strider

    CA: Petition Drive Seeks Public Vote On Shasta County's Commercial Marijuana Ban

    Let the voters decide. That's what Patrick Gorman of Palo Cedro says about the Shasta County Board of Supervisors' prohibition of commercial cannabis sales when recreational pot becomes legal throughout California on Jan. 1 and also of the county's previously existing ban on medicinal marijuana...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: Fighting For Commercial Cannabis

    Back in October the Shasta County Planning Commission decided to ban commercial cannabis in "unincorporated areas." This follows a similar stance against marijuana that was passed nearly six-years ago when the planning commission banned medical dispensaries. During that meeting a handful...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Shasta Lake Racing To Grow Cannabis Hub

    Suddenly, commercial property is a hot commodity in Shasta Lake. Two buildings and at least two large vacant lots – one more than 100 acres – have sold in and around Shasta Gateway Industrial Park in 2017. And it's no coincidence that the spike in activity in the business park and...
  6. K

    CA: Marijuana Extraction Plant Eyeing Shasta Lake

    A nonprofit corporation that manufactures honey oil and cannabis products wants to open a facility in the Shasta Gateway Industrial Park in Shasta Lake. NorCal Nectar would use noncombustible CO2, rather than highly flammable solvents such as butane or propane, to extract the oil from the...
  7. K

    CA: Shasta County Narrowly Votes No On Legal Pot - Trinity County Virtually Tied

    One vote - that's how little separates the pro- and anti-Proposition 64 voter tallies in Trinity County. Voters in neighboring Shasta County, however, shot down Proposition 64 - but barely. The Shasta County elections clerk's unofficial tally shows Proposition 64 failing by a margin of 52...
  8. K

    CA: Daylong Forum Discusses Medical Marijuana

    Shasta Lake - A group of doctors spent several hours Saturday discussing medical cannabis, its benefits and other issues surrounding marijuana before an audience of about a hundred people. The third Canna We Talk event was organized by Tammy Brazil, owner of the Queen of Dragons medical...
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    CA: Daylong Forum Discusses Medical Marijuana

    Shasta Lake - A group of doctors spent several hours Saturday discussing medical cannabis, its benefits and other issues surrounding marijuana before an audience of about a hundred people. The third Canna We Talk event was organized by Tammy Brazil, owner of the Queen of Dragons medical...
  10. K

    CA: Shasta Lake's Drive-Thru Pot Dispensary Now Open

    Shasta Lake now has its first medical marijuana dispensary drive-thru after Leave It To Nature opened its pull-up window at the former Starbucks on Shasta Dam Boulevard. "It's no different than going and picking up Vicodin at Rite Aid," said Stacy Lidie, owner of the medical marijuana...
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    CA: Shasta Lake's Drive-Thru Pot Dispensary Now Open

    Shasta Lake now has its first medical marijuana dispensary drive-thru after Leave It To Nature opened its pull-up window at the former Starbucks on Shasta Dam Boulevard. "It's no different than going and picking up Vicodin at Rite Aid," said Stacy Lidie, owner of the medical marijuana...
  12. R

    California State Law Offers Medical Marijuana Sales Tax; Shasta County Not Interested

    Three bills that became law earlier this year in California provide the framework for regulating medical marijuana and overhauling the industry across the state. It also allows local counties and cities to tax medical marijuana sales. But the law also leaves major decisions and implementation...