Mendocino Moves To Quash Feds' Marijuana Subpoena - KCRA/MSNBC
Mendocino moves to quash feds' marijuana subpoena KCRA.com
updated 2 hours 2 minutes ago (12/24/12)
Mendocino County officials are trying to quash a federal grand jury subpoena seeking records about a county program that issued permits to medical marijuana growers.
The Ukiah Daily Journal reports that a motion filed Friday argues that that the information being sought represents an improper intrusion into local government affairs and that the subpoena is overly broad.
The county is facing a Jan. 8 deadline to comply with the grand jury's order that it hand over all of its records about the now-canceled program that allowed certain marijuana growers to grow as many as 99 plants if they agreed to regular inspections.
Mendocino supervisors ended the nearly two-year-old program in January after...