The Cannabis Carnival Comes to Santa Barbara – Santa Barbara Independent

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Santa Barbara IndependentThe Cannabis Carnival Comes to Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara IndependentSanta Barbara has never had the reputation of Humboldt County, where scary dudes infamously ran around in camo outfits and carried AK-47s to protect their marijuana crops ​— ​but plenty of pot was grown here. So when Proposition 64 passed last year, … Read the full article at: The …

Let it grow – Coastal View News

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Coastal View NewsLet it growCoastal View NewsThe cannabis plant has many medicinal properties that currently assist some of the residents I cared for at The Oak Cottage of Santa Barbara. Cannabis is helping assist those experiencing “sundowning” characteristics, anxiousness and agitation … Read the full article at: Let it grow – Coastal View News

Cannabis committee convenes in Carpinteria – Coastal View News

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Coastal View NewsCannabis committee convenes in CarpinteriaCoastal View NewsThe dirty, four-letter word driving the conversation on local cannabis cultivation is and has invariably been “odor.” Scores of Carpinterians spoke it loud and clear during a cannabis forum at Carpinteria City Hall on Friday, Aug. 25, hosted by Santa …and more » Read the full article at: Cannabis committee convenes …

Goleta Residents Weigh In on Possible Marijuana Regulations – Noozhawk

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NoozhawkGoleta Residents Weigh In on Possible Marijuana RegulationsNoozhawkRyan Howe, who owns a dispensary in Santa Barbara that will open in September, said Goleta is sitting on a goldmine if it chooses to regulate the drug. “If you zone it properly, if you regulate it properly, it will be an enormous opportunity for the … Read the full article …

Cannabis Operations Meeting in Carpinteria – Santa Barbara Edhat

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Cannabis Operations Meeting in CarpinteriaSanta Barbara EdhatOn April 11, 2017, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance establishing a limited term, non-personal cannabis cultivation and Operations Registry Program within the unincorporated areas of the county. The ordinance was …and more » Read the full article at: Cannabis Operations Meeting in Carpinteria – Santa Barbara Edhat

Did marijuana kill this young man? Doctors may never know for sure – Today.com

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Today.comDid marijuana kill this young man? Doctors may never know for sureToday.comMichael Ziobro was just 22 when his mother, Kristina, found him unconscious on his bedroom floor. “I went to say goodnight to him and I am the one who found him on the floor,” Kristina Ziobro recalled. “I called 911. They came and tried to revive him …and more » …

Local Business Provides a Sophisticated Marijuana Option – Santa Barbara Edhat

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Santa Barbara EdhatLocal Business Provides a Sophisticated Marijuana OptionSanta Barbara EdhatSanta Barbara resident, Adrian Sedlin, started a boutique marijuana growing company that aims to target a different demographic and a higher standard. Local residents looking for marijuana, whether medicinal or recreational, haven’t had too many …and more » Read the full article at: Local Business Provides a Sophisticated Marijuana …

Wolf Urges Caution in Cannabis Regulations – Santa Barbara Independent

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Santa Barbara IndependentWolf Urges Caution in Cannabis RegulationsSanta Barbara IndependentCounty Supervisor Janet Wolf continues to push for more transparency in the rule-making process now underway in Santa Barbara County to regulate the burgeoning cannabis industry. In a recent mass email, she urged her constituents to weigh in on the … Read the full article at: Wolf Urges Caution in …

Here's what makes our marijuana 'top shelf' – and worth a 25% premium – CNBC

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CNBCHere’s what makes our marijuana ‘top shelf’ – and worth a 25% premiumCNBCI was the Santa-Barbara-living, Upper-East Side-born, Hermes-wearing, Harvard MBA who had been building start-ups all his life, yet hadn’t found his business unicorn. In contrast, he was the long-haired, highly tattooed, plant-growing savant with … Read the full article at: Here’s what makes our marijuana ‘top …

Illegal Marijuana Farms Dump Shocking Amount of Toxic Waste – Newsweek

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NewsweekIllegal Marijuana Farms Dump Shocking Amount of Toxic WasteNewsweekCalifornia’s State Water Resources Control Board has begun the public review period for laws that “protect surface and groundwater supplies from pollution generated by legal cannabis farming,” KEYT, the Santa Barbara ABC affiliate, reported. “We have …and more » Read the full article at: Illegal Marijuana Farms Dump Shocking Amount of Toxic …

Growing concerns: Community members speak out on cannabis cultivation at county scoping meeting – Santa Maria Sun

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Santa Maria SunGrowing concerns: Community members speak out on cannabis cultivation at county scoping meetingSanta Maria SunAside from a few knowing glances, snarky scoffs, and rolling eyes, the tone of Santa Barbara County’s July 27 environmental scoping meeting remained passive-aggressive, if not submissive, despite many attendees’ vehement concerns over the meeting’s … Read the full article at: Growing concerns: …

A Pot-Pourri For You and Me – Santa Barbara Independent

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Santa Barbara IndependentA Pot-Pourri For You and MeSanta Barbara IndependentAs Santa Barbara scrambles to regulate the looming recreational cannabis industry, every topic seems to open a new can of worms. “This is going to be a lot more complicated than people think,” South County resident Ken Wolf told county planners who … Read the full article at: A …

Public comment accepted on EIR for marijuana grows in Santa Barbara County – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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KSBY San Luis Obispo NewsPublic comment accepted on EIR for marijuana grows in Santa Barbara CountyKSBY San Luis Obispo NewsThere are two weeks left to weigh in on an environmental impact report on Cannabis Land Use Ordinances in parts of Santa Barbara County. Officials are looking for public comment on items that may have been missed. They say comments they …