Court Challenge to Clearlake Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

Court challenge to Clearlake medical marijuana cultivation ban. A March 19, 2015 California NORML article discuses a California NORML supported lawsuit against a ban on medical marijuana cultivation enacted in Clearlake California. The case is being filed in Lake County Superior … [Read more...]

Unmanned Surveillance Predator Drones

HUNGER GAMES TACTICS:  DOMESTIC PREDATOR DRONES ENDING PRIVACY IN AMERICA Soon, we may all need the hunting and battle skills of Katniss Everdeen as we navigate through our private lives right here in the United States of America where, increasingly, unmanned surveillance … [Read more...]

Pooches Pot and Privacy

Pooches pot and privacy . . . In the midst of a poor economy and high unemployment, our Supreme Court Justices have turned their attention to, yes, sniff dogs. US Supreme Court will decide if the use of dogs to sniff out indoor grow houses is legal or an invasion of … [Read more...]

Lake County Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance Being Enforced

On August 8th, Community Development Director Richard Coel updated the Lake County Board of Supervisors as to the enforcement status of the Interim Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance. According to an article in the Lake County Record Bee, Coel indicated that seven arrests … [Read more...]

Pot Growers Star in New AMC Series “Grass Valley”

Per an article in deadline, AMC is developing a new series more or less about a pair of brothers in the pot growing business. The series is to be set in Ukiah in Mendocino County. … [Read more...]

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Urgency Ordinance Adopted by Lake County Board of Supervisors

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Urgency Ordinance was passed by the Lake County Board of Supervisors after more than 5 hours of public input and approximately 1 ½ hours of closed debate. According to an article in the Lake County Record-Bee "The final numbers agreed upon by the … [Read more...]

California Medical Marijuana – Landlord Tenant Issues

Q: I am in charge of a collective, and I grow on behalf of other patients in the collective.  I have plants at my own residence, but my landlord just told me that growing the plants somehow violates my lease agreement.  He claims doing it is “illegal”, so I can’t be doing on the … [Read more...]

California Medical Marijuana – Return of Property

Q: I was arrested for marijuana possession. Since I have a physicians California medical marijuana recommendation, I was able to get the charges dismissed, but the police are still holding my marijuana. Do they have the right to keep it, even though my case was dismissed? Is … [Read more...]

Primary Caregivers vs. Patients

Q: Someone recently asked me if I could be their primary caregiver, but I’m concerned about my own liabilities if I handle marijuana without a recommendation myself.  What do I need to do to protect myself if I decide to become a caregiver? A: The Compassionate Use Act, as … [Read more...]


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