Fresno dispensaries await ordinance, more raids

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Jun 102011
 

Linda Nebeker says she’s been losing a lot of sleep thinking about the future of her medical marijuana dispensary. The head of the Fig Garden’s Central Valley Collective saw five medical marijuana dispensaries raided by sheriff’s deputies last week — a sweep she thinks was unwarranted — and she fears she may be next. More worrisome for her, however, is that the county is drafting regulations that are expected to ban, or at least severely [read more …]

Dispensaries rebut Fresno sheriff’s claims after raids

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Jun 032011
 

Attorneys for medical marijuana collectives on Thursday disputed Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims’ claim that the collectives are “money-making drug operations” and are illegal. “The Board of Supervisors made it clear in December that instead of regulating [the collectives] they wanted to ban them all,” said attorney Brenda Linder of Fresno, a spokesman for EarthSource, one of five collectives raided Wednesday. “I assume they set about doing it any way they could.” But Linder called [read more …]

Fresno-area dispensaries raided by authorities

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Jun 012011
 

Law-enforcement authorities served search warrants this morning at five medical marijuana dispensaries in Fresno County. Sheriff Margaret Mims said authorities believe the dispensaries are making a profit off marijuana sales, which is illegal under state law; the dispensaries are required to be non-profit operations. Local, state and federal agents seized seized bank records, phone records and information about deliveries, Mims told the Fresno Bee. Click here for updated Fresno Bee story The warrants were served [read more …]

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