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Marijuana Growers

When Misguided Cops Turn The War On Weed Into A War On Growing Things

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

If law enforcement officials around the country are going to continue cracking down on marijuana grow operations, especially in heavily armed, unannou...

How California's Historic Drought Is Threatening The Marijuana Industry

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

The New York Times is out with a new video highlighting the challenges California's historic drought is presenting for marijuana growers in the state....

Can the Cannabis Economy Be Ecologically Sustainable?

Doug Fine | Posted 03.17.2013 | Green
Doug Fine

The future of sustainable cannabis agriculture might reside in the practices of a third-generation Emerald Triangle farmer known to his friends as Fuzzy.

Another Unfortunate Consequence Of Obama's War On Weed

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.21.2012 | San Francisco

Obama's war on weed isn't just affecting medical marijuana dispensaries and patients. The federal crackdown on California cannabis has pushed growe...

Marijuana-Growing Couple Loses Court Battle Over Pot Smell

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

An Alaskan couple arrested for the possession of hundreds of marijuana plants will face a new hearing after a federal court reversed a lower court's r...

Couple Used Baby's Room In Grow House, Cops Say

Posted 04.19.2012 | Weird News

A Florida couple used their 3-week-old baby's bedroom in an illegal marijuana grow-house operation, according to the Hillsborogh County Sheiriff's Off...

Federal Intelligence Agencies May Help Target Pot Growers

Andrew Becker | Posted 01.11.2012 | San Francisco
Andrew Becker

Lawmakers soon may enlist the nation's spymaster to help fight Mexican drug traffickers and others who use federal land in California and elsewhere to grow marijuana.

20 Percent Of This Tiny Town's Citizens Can Legally Grow Pot

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green

WILLIAMS, Ore. -- Medical marijuana has taken root in this idyllic town like nowhere else in Oregon. Nearly 20 percent of the population is registe...

Foiled Burglary Uncovers $1 Million In Marijuana

Posted 08.05.2011 | Los Angeles

When Los Angeles deputies responded to a burglary-in-progress call in El Monte, they had no idea they'd be stumbling across one of the biggest marijua...

Man Who Asked Cops If He Could Grow Weed Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

FARMINGTON, Conn. — Police say a Connecticut man called 911 to ask a dispatcher how much trouble he could get into by growing one marijuana plan...

U.S. Forest Service Warns Hikers To Beware Of Campers Drinking Tecate Beer, Eating Tortillas and Playing Spanish Music

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The US Forest Service issued and then retracted a Labor Day warning advising hikers to "beware of campers in national forests drinking Tecate beer, ea...