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Sheriff’s organization begins campaign against unpermitted grow houses

Sheriff’s organization begins campaign against unpermitted grow houses

Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization EUREKA – The Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization (HDSO) on Tuesday, Aug. 22 started a public organizing and outreach effort to combat unpermitted marijuana grow houses in residential neighborhoods. “The Humboldt County marijuana grow-house epidemic has been going on for over a decade. We know that when you want to really dig in

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 9: Gloomy weather, pie dispute in Trinidad & a cannabis celebration in Arcata

Grey skies are gonna clear up, put on a…. Wait. Hold that happy face for a moment. We have conflicting reports from the National Weather Service regarding this blanket of grayness that we’re under. The seven-day forecast for Arcata says there will be fog before 11 a.m., then clouds and then it will gradually become

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug. 8: Lightning, fire, a robbery and legit cannabis operations

Cannabis factories to be considered tonight Tonight the Arcata Planning Commission will consider issuing permits to two separate cannabis factories that want to locate in Arcata Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Click here to read more. McKinleyville gas station robbed The 76 Station at Central Avenue and Reasor Road was robbed early yesterday morning. Click here

Arcata to consider permits for two cannabis factories – meeting rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Planning Commission will consider next week issuing permits to two separate cannabis manufacturing business that want to operate in the city’s Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Humboldt Harvest Wellness is seeking a Medical Commercial Cannabis Facility Use Permit to operate a multi-tenant cannabis manufacturing plant at an existing building

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hot weather, RV park OK’d, pot bust

Excessive heat warning The National Weather Service has issued another “excessive” heat warning today for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could climb as high as 110 degrees. This would be a good day to play hooky and go swim in the rivers, although it might almost be too hot. If you do go swimming,  be

Another pot grow raided in Humboldt County

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday 07/26/2017, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) served two search warrants that covered three private parcels to investigate an allegation of illegal cultivation of marijuana. The private parcels in question had no applications on file with Humboldt County Building and Planning and no permits

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug 1: Heat warning, permitting a grow, pulling weeds & tearing down a barn

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot! The National Weather Service has  issued an excessive heat warning for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could get as high as 110 degrees today. This is ideal if you are a grow-bro who likes to fry eggs on the dashboard of your big diesel truck. It’s hellish if

Sheriff explains priorities for marijuana enforcement

The Sheriff’s office has fielded many questions over the past several months regarding how the changes in the law will affect enforcement of illegal marijuana cultivation in the county. Proposition 64, the adult recreational use of marijuana, allows any adult age 21 and older to grow six plants on their property, possess up to an

Planners grapple with deluge of pot grow applications

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Commercial marijuana permit applicants have responded to the county’s call for completing their paperwork and the Planning Commission is gearing up for what one commissioner described as “a big iceberg heading our way.” In a report to commissioners at their July 13 meeting, Planning Director John Ford said

Today’s Mad River Current: Who gets busted for growing pot, who does not and how much pot can you legally have?

Humboldt County is estimated to have between 8,000 to 10,000, and maybe even more, marijuana grows. Pot is everywhere. Piles of shake are sometimes left on the side of the road. Buds get dropped in tip jars. You can drive around and see and smell marijuana plants. There’s a grow there and a grow here,

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