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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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Northstone Organics’ Matt Cohen, Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman on Yesterday’s DEA Raid

October 14, 2011 | 4:00 pm

Northstone Organics’ Matt Cohen, Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman on Yesterday’s DEA Raid

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Update Monday, Oct 17: From the Ukiah Daily Journal, late Friday night: Northstone dispensary workers facing charges in Sonoma Co. Two employees of Northstone Organics, a Redwood Valley medical marijuana dispensary raided Thursday by federal agents, face charges in Sonoma County Superior Court of transporting and possessing pot for sale. Daniel Harwood, 33, of Willits, […]

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DEA Raids Pot Grower Licensed by Mendocino County; “They Came in Guns Blazing,” Says Grower

October 13, 2011 | 8:52 pm

DEA Raids Pot Grower Licensed by Mendocino County; “They Came in Guns Blazing,” Says Grower

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Update Friday, 4:20 p.m. Click here for an interview with Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman. Update Friday, 1:10 p.m. Northstone Organics owner Matthew Cohen spoke to the Ukiah Daily Journal: “They came in, guns blazing,” Cohen said of the Thursday morning raid. “They calmed down and were pleasant at the end, but they came in […]

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