Is Volcanic Ash the Reason Why the Emerald Triangle in California Grows the Best Weed in the World?

Is Volcanic Ash the Reason Why the Emerald Triangle in California Grows the Best Weed in the World? A couple weeks ago I took it upon myself to take an epic solo trek into the Cascades, a journey of 104 miles that would culminate on the snow-swept summit of a…

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What is the Future of Mass Scale Marijuana Grows?

What’s the future of mass scale marijuana grows? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/11/04/legal-marijuana-2018-canada-changing-how-weed-grown-and-cost/1776150002/ It seems that the United States is falling behind on the international weed game. With Canada already implementing a legal cannabis framework, and Mexico poised to reveal their plans within the next three months…the future of cannabis seems brighter than ever.…

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Risk of stoned driver crashes grows as legal marijuana spreads across U.S., according to study

As the push to legalize marijuana gains momentum, so is evidence that more permissive policies on the drug are putting motorists at risk. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found, in a study to be released on Thursday, that traffic accidents are rising in states that have legalized recreational marijuana.…

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Federal drug agents raid multiple homes in Aurora in search of illegal marijuana grows

Federal and local agents fanned out across an affluent Aurora neighborhood near Cherokee Trail High School on Wednesday morning executing search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana grow houses, authorities say. Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration hit numerous homes built in the posh neighborhood with large, new houses with…

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Oregon officials struggle to ID which marijuana grows are legal

Published: Feb 21, 2018, 6:59 am • Updated: Feb 21, 2018, 6:59 am By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate. The issue is especially sensitive…

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Oregon cops get more complaints about marijuana grows than they can handle

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 11:43 am • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 11:43 am By Damian Mann, Mail Tribune A bizarre kidnapping and robbery case sparked a raid by law enforcement Wednesday at a house off West McAndrews Road where police say they seized 180 pounds of illegal marijuana plants and…

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Santa Clara County, Calif. bans commercial marijuana grows and shops

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 10:00 am By Eric Kurhi, The Mercury News SAN JOSE — The rugged, mountainous terrain of unincorporated Santa Clara County has long hidden clandestine cannabis fields, and officials this week made it clear that despite the passage of Proposition…

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Cannabis grows — legal or not — are far from business as usual for electric co’s

Published: Sep 12, 2017, 9:35 am • Updated: Sep 12, 2017, 11:18 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff WESTMINSTER — Since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, the standard meter read and utility line check aren’t that simple anymore. Utilities have had to adapt on the fly to a surge…

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