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Cops Raid Northern California Marijuana Farm

California marijuana farm busted

Authorities in Shasta County say they raided a large cannabis farm in February and seized more than 2,000 plants. Officers with the Marijuana Investigation Team at the Shasta County sheriff’s Office said they served search warrants on two sites in unincorporated parts of the county. The team allegedly found 2,154 plants. One person was arrested, and authorities said they were ...

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NoCal Crackdown Busts 26

Police ended a yearlong investigation into the marijuana trade in Northern California by announcing the arrests of 26 people in late April. Operation Safe Counties, as it was known, targeted cultivators and distributors in Shasta County and in Trinity County in the Emerald Triangle. The crackdown was announced by U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner, Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko, and ...

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Shasta County Grow Ban Delayed Until Public Vote

Medical marijuana proponents in Shasta County have apparently succeeded in stalling a new ban on outdoor cultivation, at least until November. Activists handed more than 13,000 voter signatures to the city Feb. 27 in an effort to force the new ordinance onto the ballot in November. There, they hope, voters will reject it as an intrusion on the rights of ...

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Shasta Lake Will Continue Outdoor Grow Ban

A citizens’ committee has decided not to seek changes to medical marijuana rules enforced by the City of Shasta Lake. The city’s Marijuana Collectives/Cultivation Committee voted Feb. 15 to leave the current ban on outdoor cultivation as is. Committee members opted against making changes after looking at other options and considering the likely impact new regulations would have on the ...

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