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How a Cannabis Ban Turned One California County Into ‘Ground Zero for Chaos’

Hungry for tax revenue, Calaveras County licensed hundreds of commercial cannabis farms in recent years. Now it wants them gone, leaving growers in the lurch.

Calaveras County Pivots, Will Consider Large-Acreage Grow Model

Rather than an all-out ban, some in the California county are now pushing for regulations that could decimate the area's cannabis cultivators.

California’s Calaveras County On Verge of Banning Cannabis Farms

The county is in an uproar over a proposal to boot cannabis growers--after welcoming them just last year.

California Auditor Accuses Sheriff of Misusing Cannabis Fees to Fund Raids

The Calaveras County auditor says the sheriff improperly spent some of the $1 million his office made from legal cannabis fees to go after illegal operators.

California Authorities Seize 27,000 Cannabis Plants in 4-Day Calaveras Raid

The crackdown on more than a dozen farms occurred in different parts of Calaveras County, southeast of Sacramento in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The Great Cannabis Clash of Calaveras County

California’s Gold Country is dying. The marijuana industry has arrived, offering tax revenue and job opportunities. So why are locals rejecting it?