What if, before county supervisors took their vote to ban outdoor medical marijuana cultivation, they all got high? This column explores the possibility.
San Benito County is set to have one of the strictest anti-marijuana laws in the state after the board's 3-2 approval Tuesday supporting a ban against all outdoor medical pot grows in unincorporated areas.
Supervisor Margie Barrios pointed to recent cases involving illegal marijuana-growing operations here in making the case to outlaw any local cultivation of legal pot, too.
San Benito County supervisors are considering an ordinance to ban outdoor growth of marijuana in unincorporated areas and restrict indoor growth to 12 plants.
Authorities on Wednesday morning located about 30 acres of corn concealing marijuana—along with buildings to process it—in the San Juan Bautista and San Martin areas.
Local authorities on Thursday morning seized an array of weapons and an estimate of between 70,000 and 80,000 marijuana plants along Frye Lane in San Benito County, according to a statement released Thursday afternoon.
Hollister police on Monday found marijuana in a baggie marked “Purple Cross” – which is the local pot dispensary – which had been recovered at an R.O. Harden Elementary School playground, according to a statement.
Purple Cross Rx, the medical marijuana dispensary that is battling San Benito County in order to stay open on Bolsa Road, is conducting a holiday toy and food drive through Christmas Eve.