LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas calling on the Office of Cannabis Management, in collaboration with various Los Angeles County departments and community stakeholders, to develop a countywide plan to facilitate the resentencing of minor cannabis convictions.
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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 9, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Fees for medicinal cannabis retailer business applications and licenses are going before the Marin County Board of Supervisors for consideration on February 13.
BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Southern University has selected Lafayette based Advanced Biomedics, LLC as the University’s medical marijuana cultivation and production facility operator. The decision was voted on by the University’s Board of Supervisors during its Sept. 22 board meeting.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution on September 12, 2017, to modify and extend the Temporary Code Enforcement Penalty Relief Program for Cannabis businesses.
Louisiana State University has selected its medical marijuana vendor and now LSU Health Shreveport is ready to prepare for Louisiana medical marijuana research.
MENDOCINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On August 8, 2017, the County of Mendocino Board of Supervisors directed county staff to streamline the cannabis compliance permitting process.
On Aug. 8, 2017, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved a motion for the San Joaquin County Counsel to draft an ordinance to regulate commercial cannabis businesses in the county.
On July 18, 2017, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create the Office of Cannabis. Consisting of three employees, the new department will be responsible for approving permits for recreational cannabis dispensaries in the city.
While Los Angeles County cannabis regulations have yet to be developed, the county is ready to gain insight from its residents on a range of issues that need to be addressed to regulate cannabis in its unincorporated areas.
Louisiana State University has reviewed all seven applications submitted by prospective marijuana contractors and has determined that production contract for the LSU medical marijuana program should be awarded to a public company.
LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement regarding an ordinance prohibiting all cannabis businesses and activities in the unincorporated areas of the County. The ordinance also imposes reasonable regulations on personal cannabis cultivation while businesses are further studied for potential regulation.
On May 23, 2017, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors greenlit the SLO County Counsel to pursue legal action against unregistered cannabis growers in the the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On April 11, 2017, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance establishing a limited term, non-personal cannabis cultivation and related Operations Registry Program within the unincorporated areas of the county.
On April 4, 2017, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors adopted two ordinances to regulate medical cannabis cultivation and site locations in unincorporated areas of the county.
A judge with the Calaveras Superior Court has ruled that Measure B must be pulled from the special election slated for May 2, 2017.
The Mendocino County Department of Agriculture recently announced that it will be hosting workshops in mid-April to help medical cannabis cultivators with their applications for cultivation permits.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has voted to prohibit new marijuana operations in unincorporated areas and to set a closing date for existing operations. The 3-2 vote by the Board of Supervisors will allow three existing dispensaries to operate until 2022. Two dispensaries in the process of getting permits can open, but they also must close within five years.
With the spread of legalization across America, jurisdictions with legal marijuana are learning the importance of cultivating marijuana with safe agricultural practices.
On Jan. 24, 2017, California’s Calaveras County Board of Supervisors decided that voters will decide in May whether to ban commercial cannabis cultivation in the county.
On Dec. 13, 2016, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors rejected a proposal to permit small-scale cannabis cultivation in rural residential zones.
In California, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors has passed an emergency ban on commercial growth of marijuana for recreational use, according to a Nov. 15, 2016, article at KSBW.com. The ban is a response to California’s Nov. 8, 2016, passage of Proposition 64, which legalized adult-use marijuana in the state.
EUREKA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors today unanimously placed a local commercial marijuana cultivation measure on the Nov. 8 ballot.
On July 12, 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to place an initiative on the November ballot that would levy a 15 percent excise tax on marijuana and use the proceeds to help fight chronic homeless.
On June 24, 2016, the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors and the Southern University Board of Supervisors both announced the approval of resolutions to let their agricultural centers begin the process of becoming state-sanctioned medical marijuana cultivators.
On April 25, 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to extend a temporary ban on medical marijuana cultivation in unincorporated areas of L.A. County.