State confiscates nearly 1 million marijuana plants, arrests 148 in 2019 effort to combat illegal grows

LOS ANGELES — State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday the arrests of 148 people so far this year during the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting Program enforcement effort, the nation’s largest such multi-agency eradication program. During this year’s effort, CAMP personnel also eradicated 953,459 marijuana plants from 345 raided grow…

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Why are We Destroying Illegal Marijuana? There is a Better Solution!

Why are we destroying illegal marijuana? There’s a better way! Every now and then I read headlines about the police finding “illegal marijuana” grows and subsequentially burning the crops. This got me thinking, “WHY?!?” I understand that in order to maintain the industry, it’s important to weed out the mass-scale…

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Singapore Makes it Clear – Raw Cannabis Flower is Harmful and Illegal

Singapore Makes It Clear: Raw Cannabis Is Harmful & Illegal Asia may be the newest, and perhaps most surprising region, to follow suit in the global trend of legalizing cannabis. With Thailand and South Korea legalizing cannabis for medical use, the Philippines may follow soon enough, but Singapore makes it clear…

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Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say

Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out…

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Marijuana education or illegal drug-selling? Instagram’s not sure

By the time they opened this spring, the founders of the Peake ReLeaf medical cannabis shop in Rockville, Md., had already created a social media following. They knew that promoting cannabis on Instagram — often the platform of choice in the marijuana industry — can help build a customer base.…

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