Mar 122015

Title: Fresno County Cannabis CircusStart Time: 9 a.m.Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015Location: Fresno County Hall of Records, 3rd Floor, 2281 Tulare St., FresnoDescription: Fresno County supervisors will pull out their rubber stamps to approve cannabis cultivation fines totaling $1.5 million against seven Prop. 215 patient-growers AND the owners of the property where the plants were grown. The smallest fine is $67,000; the largest is $800,000. Although the facts vary in each case, these leftovers from [read more …]

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May 212014

The Fresno Cannabis Association presents its first fundraiser and strategy session at 2 p.m. June 8 at Full Circle Brewery in Fresno. Come learn about the cannabis growing bans in the City of Fresno and Fresno County, and meet the people leading the legal fights against them. Food, drink and cannabis advocacy — tres bien! Facebook event page | Meetup event page Admission tickets are $10 at the door. This private event is for people [read more …]

Fresno County cannabis ban hearing set

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Dec 032013

Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday to vote on the first reading of a Fresno County cannabis ban. Actually, they’ll consider two proposed cannabis laws. One would repeal the current licensing requirements for collectives while banning outdoor cultivation of any kind, limiting indoor grows to six mature plants, and imposing heavy fines and/or misdemeanor charges for violations. The second ordinance is the nuclear option: A total ban on all cannabis cultivation, indoors and outdoors, [read more …]

Jan 042013

High Times magazine brings its highly anticipated Medical Cannabis Cup to Los Angeles on Feb. 16-17. Title: Medical Cannabis Cup – L.A.Location: Los Angeles Center Studios, 451 S. Beaudry Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017 (Map.)High Times Medical Cannabis Cup website Description: Two-day cannabis expo featuring an outdoor medicating area; cultivation seminars and activism sessions with High Times editors, leaders of the medical marijuana movement, and major cannabis celebrities; an all-star awards ceremony; and an unforgettable [read more …]

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Must-see 4/20: Oaksterdam protest, film festival

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Apr 182012

Title: Oaksterdam protest and film festivalLocation: OaklandDate: 04-20-2012Start Time: 11 a.m.End Time: 8 p.m.Link out: Click hereDescription: Join activists from California NORML at 11 a.m. at the Federal Building in Oakland (1301 Clay St.) to protest the federal attack on Oaksterdam and medical cannabis. At noon we will be marching up to Oaksterdam to make our views known to the President’s campaign. Participants are invited to drop by the Oaksterdam Student Union, 1915 Broadway, for [read more …]

DeAngelo headlines L.A. dispensary seminar

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Apr 082012
DeAngelo headlines L.A. dispensary seminar

Has your medical cannabis business been targeted with an IRS notice or tax audit? If you haven’t been hit yet, YOU WILL! Harborside Health Center’s Stephen DeAngelo and the country’s leading tax experts on 280E — Henry Wykowski and Hank Levy — will present effective strategies for dealing with IRS audits and for minimizing your 2012 tax liabilities. (Speaker bios.) Your $399 registration fee includes the seminar and your first drink at a social gathering [read more …]