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Prosecutors Move to Shut Down Mendocino Pot Permit Program

January 11, 2012 | 8:15 am

Prosecutors Move to Shut Down Mendocino Pot Permit Program

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From California Watch Mendocino County’s ambitious effort to regulate marijuana production – the first of its kind in California and the nation – is facing growing uncertainty following new threats of legal action by federal prosecutors. The controversial program, which began two years ago, authorizes growers to cultivate up to 99 marijuana plants, provided they […]

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November 9, 2011 | 11:23 am

Raid on Mendocino’s Pot Co-Op Northstone Instills Fear That “No One is Safe”; Interview With County Supervisor; Federal Memo on Enforcement Criteria

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Yesterday on PBS NewsHour, KQED and California Watch’s Michael Montgomery took a look at the fallout over the DEA raid of Northstone Organics, a county-sanctioned medical marijuana co-op in Mendocino. Watch the segment, which includes an interview with Cohen, below: Indeed, these are anxious times for California pot suppliers and those who advocate for medical […]

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