Blurred lines: Officials from California’s Emerald Triangle talk compliance vs. criminality

This year Humboldt County and California touted new programs to legitimize medical marijuana growers who have long operated in the dark, but the line between compliance and criminality still remains somewhat blurred. In Humboldt County, those seeking to operate a medical marijuana business have until the end of the year to submit their applications for…

14 Chinese nationals arrested as authorities seize 9,700 pounds of illegal marijuana in Colorado county

Federal and local authorities have arrested 14 Chinese nationals in connection with a roughly 2,400-plant illegal marijuana grow discovered earlier this week in Garfield County. Deputy Walt Stowe, of the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, says the outdoor operation was on private property a half-mile from Interstate 70 between the towns of Silt and Rifle. The…