Why some California communities are pushing back hard against marijuana farms

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 1:56 pm • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 1:56 pm By Paul Elias, The Associated Press COPPEROPOLIS, Calif. — The four young men had just started their marijuana harvest in rural Northern California when a dozen sheriff’s deputies swooped in with guns drawn, arrested them and spent…

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Cannabis businesses flood Oregon towns with cold hard cash

Published: Feb 13, 2017, 10:36 am • Updated: Feb 13, 2017, 10:36 am By The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. — As legalized marijuana brings more business to Oregon, some communities are seeing a large amount of cash in the economy thanks to strict regulations keeping banks away from the businesses.…

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Another sign that weed weddings are trending hard

Published: Feb 1, 2017, 10:58 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2017, 10:59 am By Tess Allen, Civilized The first-ever Cannabis Wedding Expo in Denver last year attracted roughly 300 cannabis-friendly sweethearts, along with 35 companies offering everything from hemp gowns and 420-themed bouquets to infused catering and budtending services. The…

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