MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA (FOX 11) - Nearly a ton of marijuana was found in the back of a van up north in Mendocino County. As a result, two employees of a cannabis company are arrested. On Friday, workers with a company called Old Kai were transporting the marijuana from a family-owned farm to be processed. That's where CHP officers pulled them over for a traffic violation.
The employees showed the county's certified documents, but they were arrested anyway. The company insists they followed all the necessary regulations, but the CHP says marijuana transport permits don't take effect until January 1, 2018. An attorney for the company claims the well-being of the growers are at risk, unless the 1900-pound harvest is not immediately returned.
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