Recommendations to Amend Lake County Code Article 72

Lake County Board of Supervisors will meet tomorrow to discuss and consider the Medical Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee’s recommendations to amend Article 72 of the Lake County Code.  This issue is listed on the Agenda under item 8.8 and is scheduled to be heard around 10:15 a.m.  Any … [Read more...]

The Feds May Reschedule Cannabis Classification

Cannabis Classification. Are we on our way to eliminating conflicts between state and federal law? On April 4, 2016, the DEA announced plans to release a decision in mid - 2016 as to whether cannabis classification should be rescheduled from its current classification as a … [Read more...]

Commercial Cultivation – Medical Marijuana – City of Santa Rosa

On March 15, 2016, the City of Santa Rosa adopted a new ordinance that allows for medical marijuana commercial cultivation in specific industrial zoning districts in the City of Santa Rosa, with a Conditional Use Permit. Medical cannabis commercial cultivation operations up to … [Read more...]

New California Medical Marijuana Regulations – Part One

New California Medical Marijuana Regulations have been passed by legislators. On September 11, 2015, legislators in California passed three important medical cannabis bills, Assembly Bills 266 and 243 and Senate Bill 643.  These bills are contingent upon each other, and will … [Read more...]

Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform

According to this Mlive article, U.S Representative Justin Amash and Representative Ted Lieu introduced the "Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act"  with the goal of dismantling the Drug Enforcement Administration's marijuana enforcement program. The … [Read more...]

Court Challenge to Clearlake Medical Marijuana Cultivation Ban

Court challenge to Clearlake medical marijuana cultivation ban. A March 19, 2015 California NORML article discuses a California NORML supported lawsuit against a ban on medical marijuana cultivation enacted in Clearlake California. The case is being filed in Lake County Superior … [Read more...]

Recent Kidnapping May be Related to Illegal Santa Rosa Marijuana Cultivation and Sales

Recent kidnapping may be related to illegal Santa Rosa marijuana cultivation and sales. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a Santa Rosa man on March 10, 2015. According to a New York Daily News article, a local Santa Rosa man was abducted from the front yard of … [Read more...]

Illegal Sonoma County Marijuana Grow Causes $102,000 in Damages

Illegal Sonoma County marijuana grow causes $102,000 in damages to a rented home in Graton. According to this Petaluma Patch article, the  property owner was not aware that renters used the home for an illegal marijuana grow.  Damage was found in the home's subfloors and … [Read more...]

Marijuana Watershed Protection Act

The Marijuana Watershed Protection Act Proposed by California Assemblyman Jim Wood is, according to an article in the Times-Standard, a way to seek "greener" pot for California. According to the article, Assembly Bill 243, as it is known, would “require indoor and outdoor medical … [Read more...]

Clearlake California No Grow Marijuana Ordinance Pending

Clearlake California no grow marijuana ordinance pending. The Lake County community of Clearlake California's City Council approves the first reading of a no grow marijuana ordinance according to an article in the Record-Bee. If successful after a second reading of the proposed … [Read more...]


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