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Driver’s License – DUI Checkpoint Planned | Thousand Oaks

Driver’s License – DUI Checkpoint Planned | Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks, CA – The Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint on September 29, 2018 at an undisclosed location(s) within the city limits. The deterrent effect of High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and […]

New Haven Overdoses | It’s Time for Indictments

New Haven Overdoses | It’s Time for Indictments

  By Thomas L. Knapp In mid-August, the New Haven, Connecticut Register reports, more than 70 people suddenly fell ill at a local park, collapsing and losing consciousness. Terror attack? Accidental industrial release of a deadly chemical? No. The culprit was “K2,” aka “synthetic marijuana,” laced with fentanyl. The victims were revived by first responders […]

Lavender, the Hunt for Water and Cannabis gets Complicated | Ojai City Council May 8

Lavender, the Hunt for Water and Cannabis gets Complicated | Ojai City Council May 8

By Jay Murphy Tues evening’s Ojai City Council meeting at City Hall found all present and  followed a special meeting budget workshop which saw city manager Steve McClary present the current fiscal status of the city and discuss the 2018/19 operating budget. The council was clearly not happy with both the reporting and a lack […]

Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

Marijuana Cultivation Damaging California Water Supply

By  CHRISS W. STREET The California water supply is suffering serious degradation from the 99 percent of unlicensed marijuana cultivators that remain unlicensed to avoid taxes and environmental regulation. California’s voter-approved Proposition 64 legalization of recreational marijuana initiative stated the law’s “purpose and intent” was to establish goals to “prevent illegal production or distribution of marijuana” through licensing […]

Santa Paula Council: Mystery Lawsuit, Grants, Pot, Studies, Polls, Finances

Santa Paula Council: Mystery Lawsuit, Grants, Pot, Studies, Polls, Finances

 By Sheryl Hamlin Mystery Lawsuit The Agenda of the Santa Paula Council Meeting often includes Closed Session items. From the April 16, 2018 meeting, the following was indicated: Source: Council Agenda April 16, 2018 The Government Code referenced as follows describes the potential lawsuit in this article. The referenced section says: “(2) A point has […]

Marijuana – Washington Policy Makers Have It Wrong Again 

Marijuana – Washington Policy Makers Have It Wrong Again 

    By Dr. Kevin McNamee Marijuana legislation made it more available to our youth capturing their  hearts and minds during a critical time for brain and life-skill development. No longer do teens get their pleasure from getting good grades, learning a skill, helping others, hitting a baseball, reading a book. Their “feel good” comes from […]

Jack in the Box to offer new ‘Munchie Meals’ for stoned customers

Jack in the Box to offer new ‘Munchie Meals’ for stoned customers

Legalization of recreational marijuana has affected culture. In Colorado, event planners now craft weed-friendly parties while local symphonies have offered concerts suited to stoned audiences. In California, the popular menu has been affected.

Weed goes legal in California. Here’s how the program will work

Weed goes legal in California. Here’s how the program will work

LOS ANGELES — California on Monday becomes the nation’s largest state to offer legal recreational marijuana sales. Here’s a snapshot of how the market will work and how the state will regulate a pot economy estimated to be worth $7 billion: THE BASICS: California voted to legalize in 2016.

Unions Rush To Represent California Pot Workers

Unions Rush To Represent California Pot Workers

Weed workers of California, unite! Labor unions in the Golden State are racing to organize cannabis workers across California as legal recreational marijuana becomes a reality January 1. Three …

Protecting young minds when marijuana is legal

Protecting young minds when marijuana is legal

By Stan Mantooth & Dr. Robert Levin   On Jan. 1, marijuana – a substance that affects youth differently than adults — will become legal for retail sale in California. Although the federal government still classifies cannabis as illegal, California voters have elected to legalize it for adults age 21 and older. We write not to debate […]

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