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Police Raid Massive Marijuana Grow in Santa Cruz Mountains, Seize Over $1 Million of Weed

Police Raid Massive Marijuana Grow in Santa Cruz Mountains

Thursday morning Santa Clara police raided a 7-acre marijuana grow in the Santa Cruz mountains, seizing more than a million dollars worth of weed.

Santa Clara Sheriff’s deputies said that neighbors of the grow alerted them to its existence. While the five suspects arrested and property owner claim the grow is entirely for medicinal purposes and valid under state MMJ laws, the deputies unwaveringly say the grow is illegal.

Garret Hand, friend of those arrested, was on the scene when police came.

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One of California's "Only True Collectives" Facing Closure

One of California's "Only True Collectives" Facing Closure

One of California’s most revered medical marijuana collectives is on the brink of closure. The Wo/Man’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) has provided medical marijuana to seriously ill patients for decades, but what makes it so iconic is its function as a true cooperative —patients are asked to provide a small donation if possible or volunteer for the organization in exchange for their medicine.