Santa Rosa Hydroponics sold to Colorado retail chain GrowGeneration

During the Gold Rush, it was the merchants selling sifting pans who struck it rich and not the legions of 19th century fortune seekers looking for wealth in California’s rivers. Santa Rosa brothers Rick and Jason Barretta applied that wisdom to the nascent marijuana industry about 10 years ago when…

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Plans for California marijuana resort “on the back burner” after town sold to oil company

LOS ANGELES — Nipton’s new swimming hole is under construction, booze is returning to the restaurant and lottery tickets are being sold again at the ghost town’s general store. But it likely will be some time before those buds of green and gold that tokers really want are lining the…

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San Diego Girl Scouts investigate girl who sold cookies outside marijuana dispensary

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 11:56 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 1:44 pm By Julie Watson, Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Girl Scout council is looking into whether a scout who was photographed selling cookies outside a marijuana dispensary broke any rules. Officials were trying to identify…

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Buyers beware: California cannabis sold Jan. 1 could be tainted

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 6:34 am • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 8:46 am By Brian Melley, Associated Press LOS ANGELES — That legal weed you’ll be able to buy in California on New Year’s Day may not be as green as it seems. Any marijuana sold when recreational sales become…

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Alaska says Frozen Budz sold moldy marijuana edibles

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 9:15 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 9:15 am By The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Alaska’s marijuana control agency expanded allegations against a Fairbanks marijuana edibles manufacturer, accusing it of selling moldy products among other violations. Frozen Budz’s manufacturing license was suspended Dec. 1 after…

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In one record-breaking month, Alaska sold more weed than 3 month average

Published: Sep 5, 2017, 10:16 am • Updated: Sep 5, 2017, 1:41 pm By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska made nearly $ 600,000 in July on marijuana tax, which is equal to about 33 percent of the total marijuana tax revenue brought in last fiscal year. The Juneau…

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DEA: Gang that sold millions worth of Colorado-grown weed outside state not unusual

Published: Jun 1, 2017, 5:49 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 7:42 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post Michael Stonehouse planned to build a close-knit community whose members would hold prayer meetings once a week — presumably when they weren’t growing and packaging hundreds of pounds of pot each…

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