99 plants. You hear that number or phrase often in California. The reason you hear it often is because of Mandatory Minimum federal sentencing guidelines (and yes they do apply in California).  100 plants yields a 5 year federal prison sentence or 10 years for 1000 plants, no if’s, and’s or but’s. (DISCLAIMER! this is …

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  (1)  Type 1—Cultivation; Specialty outdoor; Small. (2)  Type 1A—Cultivation; Specialty indoor; Small. (3)  Type 1B—Cultivation; Specialty mixed-light; Small. (4)  Type 1C—Cultivation; Specialty cottage; Small. (5)  Type 2—Cultivation; Outdoor; Small. (6)  Type 2A—Cultivation; Indoor; Small. (7)  Type 2B—Cultivation; Mixed-light; Small. (8)  Type 3—Cultivation; Outdoor; Medium. (9)  Type 3A—Cultivation; Indoor; Medium. (10)  Type 3B—Cultivation; Mixed-light; Medium. (11)  Type 4—Cultivation; Nursery. (12)  Type 5—Cultivation; Outdoor; Large. (13)  Type 5A—Cultivation; Indoor; …

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We all have defense mechanisms set up internally  to help protect ourselves from scary things. I do it too, you’re not alone on this denial thing. Some systems, like adrenaline are actually useful to us, surging in times of flight or flight. Some systems are effective in relieving our fear but are not useful to achieving …

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Governor Jerry Brown’s Administration has proposed revisions to the standing marijuana laws in California and many law and policy makers, as well as police chiefs, are not in agreement. The backlash was caused by the decision Gov. Brown made to combine the already set in place medical marijuana rules and regulations, passed by the California …

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Things are changing in the state of California. Proposition 64, or AUMA licensing applications are set to be available from the state on January 1, 2018 and, with that will come a sweeping overhaul to non medical cannabis regulations in the state. Currently, the MCRSA already has in place a comprehensive state licensing standard for …

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The Medical Cannabis Regulation & Safety Act, or MCRSA, as it is more commonly known, was enacted in 2015. It was comprised of three bills, AB 266, AB 243, and SB 643. Basically, these bills were drawn up and passed in order to establish a clear and concise licensing system for commercial cultivation, manufacture, distribution, …

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In the latest edition of The State of Legal Marijuana Markets 5th Edition, written by The ArcView Group, North America’s legal marijuana industry is projected to display a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of twenty-seven percent for the next five years. This means that by 2021, adult use profits are likely to exceed medical spending …

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Wow, there has been a seemingly unstoppable wave of news for California medical marijuana patients and providers in the last 90 days First, the feds investigations are defunded for 22 medical marijuana states. Next a 3 judge appellate court panel overturned the previous conviction of a medical marijuana patient in possession of Hash oil . Just today …

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Start Your Collective is going to the Cannabis Cup on Feb 7-8 in San Bernardino!! We will not have a booth but will be there both days enjoying all of the activities. I welcome all previous collectives who plan to attend to shoot me a text. I love to meet you guys in person at …

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“Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections In Spending Bill” Huffington Post “A decade of hard work turns into historic Marijuana victory in Congress” Huffington Post “Congress Halted the War on Medical Marijuana Last Night” Vice News “Victory: Congress ends war on medical marijuana” SFGate “Congress Passes Historic Legislation to Defund DOJ’s War on Patients”  Americans for Safe …

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