Month: June 2016

Shreveport TimesMedical marijuana: Louisiana paving the way in deep southShreveport TimesIn addition to receiving 7 percent of revenue from medical marijuana sales, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry — under proposed legislation — would also be able to collect a $100,000 annual licensing fee from the state cultivator …andContinue Reading

Shreveport TimesLouisiana on the road to medical marijuanaShreveport TimesIn addition to receiving 7 percent of revenue from medical marijuana sales, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry — under proposed legislation — would also be able to collect a $100,000 annual licensing fee from the state cultivator …and more » ReadContinue Reading

State finds undisclosed pesticides in pot growing productsU.S. News & World ReportSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's Department of Agriculture says it has found traces of undisclosed pesticides in many of the marijuana-growing fertilizers and other products it tested recently. Inspectors tested 39 products. Spokesman Hector Castro …and more » Read More:Continue Reading

State Finds Undisclosed Pesticides in Pot Growing ProductsABC NewsWashington state's Department of Agriculture says it has found traces of undisclosed pesticides in many of the marijuana-growing fertilizers and other products it tested recently. Inspectors tested 39 products. Spokesman Hector Castro said Thursday …and more » Read More: State Finds Undisclosed PesticidesContinue Reading

Action News NowButte and Yuba Sheriff's team up on 5000 plus marijuana plant grow operation raidAction News NowThe grow operation was first noticed when Yuba County Sheriff's Office did aerial surveillance in the area and discovered the plants. Butte County's Sheriff's Deputies determined that it was in their jurisdiction, butContinue Reading

Hastings Star GazetteHastings gets first cultivated hemp field in Minnesota since 1950Hastings Star GazetteThe trio, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), is participating in the Hemp Pilot Program, which aims to show how viable hemp could be in the Minnesota market. … “So much, in fact, thatContinue Reading

Zoning bylaw concerning medical marijuana receivedArrow Lakes NewsThis amendment would allow for medical marijuana commercial production facilities that have been authorized by the federal government and are located in the Agriculture Land Reserve (ALR) RU1 agricultural zone. The Agricultural Land Commission has … Read More: Zoning bylaw concerning medical marijuana receivedContinue Reading