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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Tuolumne County Supervisors To Hold Another Special Cannabis Meeting

    The Tuolumne County supervisors, and its marijuana working group, will hold a special meeting solely on the topic of creating a "Commercial Cannabis Work Plan." The meeting will be this coming Tuesday at 4pm in the Board of Supervisors meeting room in downtown Sonora. The board will provide...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: San Francisco Approves Rules On Recreational Marijuana Stores

    Following weeks of emotional and detailed debate over where to allow new stores, San Francisco supervisors approved regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana when it becomes legal in California in January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday for a 600-foot...
  3. Ron Strider

    CA: SLO County Adopts New Marijuana Rules: No Shops, No Outdoor Personal Plants

    It's official: Residents in unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County won't find marijuana stores in their communities, won't be able to grow plants for personal use outside, and likely won't see many licensed cannabis farms. Those are just some of the expected effects of the 52 pages of...
  4. Ron Strider

    CA: San Francisco Recreational Marijuana Sales May Not Start On Jan. 1

    San Francisco cannabis lovers will have to wait a little longer for supervisors to establish regulations over where to allow new recreational marijuana stores in January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to hold off on a temporary measure that would allow existing stores to sell...
  5. Ron Strider

    CA: Politicians Blast City's '1930s Reefer Madness' Cannabis Regulations

    As Jan. 1, 2018 – the date that adult marijuana use officially becomes legal in California – looms on the horizon, San Francisco remains woefully behind on creating a comprehensive plan to manage dispensaries, access, and equity. The city has yet to determine how many dispensaries are allowed...
  6. Ron Strider

    CA: With Mayor Out Of Town, Malia Cohen Signs Own Cannabis Moratorium

    With Mayor Ed Lee traveling abroad, Supervisor Malia Cohen signed her own legislation Friday to halt approvals of new cannabis business permits for 45 days in San Francisco. The moratorium comes just as the city's new Office of Cannabis prepares to roll out dispensary permitting regulations...
  7. Ron Strider

    CA: County Considers Next Steps On Commercial Medical Cannabis Operations

    Will Yolo County supervisors lay out the welcome mat for businesses that want to grow medical cannabis on the county's rich agricultural land or will they shut the door altogether? Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting may provide answers when the board is scheduled to receive a staff update...
  8. Ron Strider

    CA: Nevada County Board Of Supervisors, Citizen's Cannabis Group Set Tuesday Meetings

    The Nevada County Board of Supervisors is expected to appoint a new member to its citizens' marijuana board this Tuesday, a panelist who would then attend his first cannabis meeting that afternoon. Supervisors are scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. at the Eric Rood Administrative Center, 950 Maidu...
  9. Ron Strider

    CA: Supervisors Consider Conflict Potential In Cannabis Contracts

    Humboldt County is hiring consulting firms to assist its commercial marijuana permitting process and the issue of conflict of interest is on the radar, as some local firms are seeking to work with the county but are also assisting permit applicants. At its June 6 meeting, the Board of...
  10. Ron Strider

    CA: Marin County's Pot Law Falls Short Of Goal

    More than 20 years ago, California voters approved the Compassionate Use Act, legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. More than two decades later, Marin's county government remains unable to find an appropriate location that fulfills that measure's promise, one that was supported by 73...
  11. Ron Strider

    CA: Who's Directing San Luis Obispo County's Marijuana Laws?

    Three San Luis Obispo County supervisors were stunned last week to read a new draft ordinance on marijuana. The draft bore almost no resemblance to the ordinance the board had directed staff to modify. While the supervisors had assigned Assistant County Administrator Guy Savage to make a few...
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    CA: Merced County Supervisors Take First Look At Cannabis Policy Options

    The Merced County Board of Supervisors began discussion Tuesday that may lead to policy decisions on recreational and medicinal marijuana following the passage of Prop 64. Supervisors heard a presentation from David McPherson from HdL Companies on current state and federal policies on...
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    PA: Potential Businesses Make Medical Marijuana A Topic At Supervisors' Meeting

    DUBOIS — Two potential, new Sandy Township businesses made medical marijuana a topic of discussion at Monday night's regular supervisors' meeting. DuBois Biopharma and DuBois Wellness Center sought input from the Sandy Township Supervisors. Both businesses had the same pair of questions...
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    CA: Supervisors To Discuss Marijuana Regulations

    The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors will discuss the impacts related to legalization of recreational marijuana in California and possibly direct staff to return with an urgency ordinance prohibiting cultivation when the board meets Tuesday in Santa Maria. If county staff is directed...
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    CA: Supervisors Get An In-Depth Education On Marijuana

    With Californians passing Proposition 64, legalizing recreational marijuana, last November, counties like Solano are scrambling to set regulations for cultivation, transportation, sales, testing and more. In December, the Solano County Board of Supervisors passed 45-day Interim Urgency...
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    CA: County Supervisors To Consider Marijuana Ordinance

    The Tulare County Board of Supervisors again will take up the issue of commercial nonmedical marijuana activity in the unincorporated areas when they meet Tuesday. Supervisors will consider extending an interim ordinance that bans all commercial, nonmedical marijuana use and activities...
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    CA: Tuolumne County Supervisors To Vote On Marijuana Ban

    Sonora, CA – The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors will vote whether to ban the sale of marijuana for commercial use. The proposed move comes following the passage of Proposition 64 this past November which legalizes marijuana for recreational use in California and allows residents to grow...
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    CA: Riverside County Faces Decision - Ban Or Regulate Marijuana?

    Do they let it grow or nip it in the bud? That's the question facing Riverside County supervisors after California voters last month legalized the recreational use of marijuana. The county Board of Supervisors will have to decide whether to continue a ban on marijuana cultivation or allow...
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    CA: Yolo Supervisors OK Marijuana Ordinances

    Yolo County will continue wading into the uncertain waters of a once-illegal industry to keep up with the state's changing political landscape. Although supervisors were underwhelmed this week by county staff's proposed fee schedule to recoup costs associated with their interim marijuana...
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    CA: Tuolumne County Supervisors To Discuss Recreational Marijuana

    Sonora, CA - With California voters this week approving the use of marijuana for recreational use, the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors will have a discussion about how to proceed forward. On the agenda for Tuesday's meeting is a presentation on what the ballot measure means for counties...