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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Bman » Feb 14th, 2013, 10:05 pm

-fluffy- wrote:I try to keep away from tomatoes. It seems innocent enough when it's just a few chunks in a salad but pretty soon you're squirting ketchup on everything and before you know it, yep...pasta sauces. They're a gateway vegetable. Or fruit. The science isn't quite there yet.



And before you know it, you're cooking tomatoes to enhance the lycopene content.
Its a downward spiral from there.
Don't do that. You'll poke his eye out and we'll lose the house.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 14th, 2013, 10:09 pm

Babbitman wrote:Its a downward spiral from there.


This could be said about most topics on Castanet! :127:
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Lore » Feb 14th, 2013, 10:29 pm

Heres one of the guys associated with the grow op in Westbank.
What a winner,LOL.
"Its natural" "Its a plaaaant"
This guy has been smoking way to many of his "natural plaaaants". LOL
http://www.chbcnews.ca/video/man+defend ... s=dd#video
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby dodgerdodge » Feb 14th, 2013, 11:12 pm

jennylives wrote:What if your neighbour is growing tomatoes in their basement? Does that concern you too? It's the same process.


Not worth continuing with this silly logic.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Ken7 » Feb 14th, 2013, 11:15 pm

I thought the interview this evening was Priceless!!


Fortis BC should scoop that dude and do advertising.

This is your brain on drugs, it's all natural!!
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby UltraViolet » Feb 14th, 2013, 11:58 pm

I wonder if natureboy will take it to court to prove it's all just "Natural" :dyinglaughing:
Out of 100 people in Kelowna, 25 are normal and 75 are out of control idiots and don't even know it!
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby jennylives » Feb 15th, 2013, 12:00 am

dodgerdodge wrote:Not worth continuing with this silly logic.


dodgerdodge wrote:Secondly if it becomes legal and people continue to grow in their basements we will have many homes destroyed and no legal requirement to let prospective buyers know it was used to grow as it wasn't an illegal activity.
I am sure brewing beer in your basement does not damage a homes structure.


It is not silly logic. People do grow food for themselves this way. Are these homes destroyed too? http://www.gardenguides.com/85953-set-u ... ement.html
http://dailygumboot.ca/2009/12/urban-tomatoes/
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/2011/12/ ... ave-money/

The growing is not the issue, the archaic laws bringing in the criminal element are.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby jennylives » Feb 15th, 2013, 12:08 am

prairieflower wrote:In no way do I have a problem a legal grow Jenny..... I agree with you 100%.

It's the idiots who do it illegally in our neighborhoods and ruin homes, lives etc. that pi$$ us off.

I can guarantee you the one today was not "legal". I know of 2 in Glenrosa that are "legal" and have no problem with them.

We too are gardeners and agree that more of us should be able to throw a couple in our abundant garden and enjoy the rewards.


I tip my hat to you for having a reasonable opinion on the situation. Having neighbours who have no concern for the home they live in or their neighbours certainly makes life difficult. I agree there are idiots out there who have no respect for people's property and are causing issues. I don't feel there any laws that can get rid of them. I do feel legalizing marijuana for consenting adults will severely reduce their impact though as they will no longer be needed as suppliers as our current system allows for. They are supplying a demand that people can very easily supply themselves if it didn't make them criminals like under the current system.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby UltraViolet » Feb 15th, 2013, 12:16 am

jennylives wrote:
The growing is not the issue, the archaic laws bringing in the criminal element are.


The growing is the issue!
It's Illegal.

The electrical modifications are are natural.

And the house will need thousands of dollars in renovations.

Also, I wonder which Crew he was growing for??????

He wanted to be a millionaire :dyinglaughing: Naturally! :coffeecanuck:
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Spocky » Feb 15th, 2013, 6:45 am

In every age there have always been people who have felt the laws were wrong so they set about to violate them instead of getting involved in the process to change the laws by obtaining a consensus of their community. All of the violators have always been and always will be criminals. Period.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby kibbs » Feb 15th, 2013, 9:09 am

The interview with the guy from the house had with Kelly Hayes was hilarious.People complain of his frumpy appearance but i think thats got him that interview.Way to get in there ,I think hes awesome.
http://www.chbcnews.ca/man+defends+west ... story.html
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby goalie » Feb 15th, 2013, 10:04 am

not very bright to talk to the media before going to court
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Spocky » Feb 15th, 2013, 10:07 am

goalie wrote:not very bright to talk to the media before going to court


To me at least, the guy didn't exactly scream ROCKET SCIENTIST. :spinball:
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby Graham Adder » Feb 15th, 2013, 10:30 am

Spocky wrote:In every age there have always been people who have felt the laws were wrong so they set about to violate them instead of getting involved in the process to change the laws by obtaining a consensus of their community. All of the violators have always been and always will be criminals. Period.

The only way to make change is to buck up against the wall.
You can position yourself politically or in the judicial system and beat your head against the wall for your entire career, only to realize it's the "criminals" that affect the change...not the suits.
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Re: Grow Ops in your neighborhood

Postby WhatThe » Feb 15th, 2013, 2:28 pm

Spocky wrote:In every age there have always been people who have felt the laws were wrong so they set about to violate them instead of getting involved in the process to change the laws by obtaining a consensus of their community. All of the violators have always been and always will be criminals. Period.

Actually, if you look outside your ridged ideology, they are most commonly known as revolutionaries by those that now enjoy the liberties they suffered to give you.

Besides, the facts are known and quantifiable, the problem comes from people such as yourself who choose to ignore these facts and adhere to box thinking rather than question what is ethically responsible.
Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation, and war, and cruelty. People are obedient while the jails are full of petty thieves, while the grand thieves are running the country. That's our problem.
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