Humboldt County has about 10,000 grows. Less than a third are legal. This week the county’s Marijuana Eradication Team joined up with National Guard troops as part of a continuing effort to make plants that conform the only plants in the state for sale. They went from grow to grow with search warrants.
North Coast Journal
- In executing five searches on August 5, according to the Sheriff’s Office, the dual forces served four search warrants that led to the taking of 3,100 plants from 13 greenhouses.
- One grower who expressed uncertainty over whether a convoy of law enforcement vehicles might be coming for his property. “We were in a gray area,” he said. “The state temp license had expired but the property has valid county permits. The state is slow.”