Cannabis Program News

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  • August 15, 2019

From permitting workshops to illegal marijuana grows, link opens in new tab or windowCDFW answers questions about its cannabis program and enforcement activities.

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  • August 15, 2019

Like many agricultural crops, cannabis cultivation has the potential to impact fish and wildlife and the resources they depend upon to thrive. To help farmers of all types reduce environmental impacts, link opens in new tab or windowCDFW is offering some wildlife friendly tips.

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  • August 14, 2019

Wildlife officers shut down a massive “black market” marijuana grow operation that was discovered deep in the woods of the Cosumnes River Preserve. The grow link opens in new tab or windowcontained 150,000 plants and numerous environmental violations.

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  • August 14, 2019

A four day marijuana eradication operation in Mendocino County uncovered numerous environmental violations. Learn link opens in new tab or windowmore about what was accomplished during the multi-agency effort.

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  • March 28, 2019

A search warrant related to link opens in new windowblack market marijuana grows and an unlicensed marijuana delivery service was served by multiple agencies Tuesday in parts of San Luis Obispo County.

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  • March 28, 2019

A Fairfield woman has been convicted of using a banned pesticide link opens in new windowat a black market grow in Lake County. The grow contained 850 plants that were not permitted by Lake County or licensed by the state.

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  • March 8, 2019

CDFW and the Trinity County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant in Hayfork on Feb. 22 link opens in new windowthat yielded 455 pounds of black market marijuana and several firearms.

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  • March 7, 2019

Wildlife Officers seized link opens in new window455 pounds of processed marijuana, 1,540 grams of Butane Honey Oil (BHO) and equipment for a BHO lab at a black market operation in Trinity County.

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  • March 6, 2019

CDFW and their state partners are presenting at two free cannabis permitting workshops in March 2019. link opens in new windowThe workshops, being held in Clearlake and Laytonville, are ideal for cannabis cultivators, consultants and anyone interested in the topic.

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  • February 25, 2019

Read about a cannabis cultivation study titled link opens in new window"Cultivating Cooperation" (PDF) from the Jan/Feb issue of Outdoor California.