State of Emergency declared for illegal marijuana growing operations

10/22/21–The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have unanimously declared a “State of Emergency” for illegal marijuana operations that are taking place locally. The move was made at Wednesday’s weekly business meeting due to what the Board said was “…the ever-increasing threat to the safety of our citizens, the environment, and our local enforcement communities regarding the overwhelming amount of illegal cannabis being produced, distributed and sold in Douglas County”. The declaration cited conditions that have resulted in the need for the local state of emergency. Read