California Cops Say Marijuana Growing Causes Crime, Can’t Provide Proof
California’s famous marijuana-producing region, the Emerald Triangle, begins well before you encounter the region of towering redwood trees a few hours north of San Francisco.
Sonoma County, famous as a mecca for foodies seeking cheese, wine aficionados and NASCAR races, also plays host to a sizable cannabis industry.
And what happens when marijuana competes for field space with grapes and cows—two high-impact agricultural products that require much more water and resources for a smaller financial return than the state’s newest cash crop?
Marijuana loses, of course.
This week, county supervisors in Sonoma bowed to pressure from cannabis-fearing farm folk and voted to “ban” marijuana cultivation in rural areas in the county, as the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported.
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Marijuana Is Harder Than Ever for Younger Teens to Find
American voters and legislatures increasingly are allowing medical and adult recreational use of marijuana, but as home-growing spreads and retail stores open, younger teens are reporting the scarcest availability in at least 24 years.
Explanations remain theoretical for the surprising trend in the face of widespread liberalization of cannabis laws. But it appears clear that fears about children finding the drug easier to acquire have not become a national reality, at least not yet.
In 2016, 8th-grade and 10th-grade respondents to the large Monitoring the Future survey gave the lowest-ever indication that marijuana was easy to get if they wanted it, a question posed to the groups every year since 1992.
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Trump’s U.S. Attorney General Nominee Could Destroy Current Cannabis Policies
federal government is going to be the biggest test of the American democracy since the Civil War. We should all be profoundly concerned, and what we did is the most devastatingly destructive thing we could’ve done on a national front.” He stated this during a portion of the panel discussion where the speakers were urging people in the cannabis industry (or entering the cannabis industry) to work together on collaborative efforts in order to keep the ground we have made so far and also to, hopefully, gain more.
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