California: Humboldt County Continues Raids on Illegal Grow Operations: 37 in November

Humboldt County Code Enforcement Unit in California is actively identifying and fining illegal grow operations. In November, the the Enforcement Unit announced that it was seeking a $10,000 per day penalty against 37 growers for commercial cannabis land use and building code violations, among others. The Enforcement Unit brought similar actions against 87 growers in October. The illegal grow sites have up to 10 days to dispose of the cannabis plants and illegal structures, after which, the $10,000 per day fine takes effect. Humboldt County holds around 20% of the overall commercial cultivation licenses in California.