Committee Blog: California Regulations Public Comment Period Nears Close – Act Now!

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Lauren Mendelsohn ( Law Offices of Omar Figueroa ), Juli Crockett ( MMLG ) and Michael Cooper ( MadisonJay Solutions LLC ) from  NCIA’s State Regulations Committee Do you have views on the regulations that will govern California’s cannabis industry? If so, California’s window for the public to make comments on the proposed permanent industry regulations is about to draw to a close.

Measure on June ballot would treat pot like a farm crop – San Jose Mercury News

Posted on: April 25th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Traditional farmers are rallying against a novel June ballot measure in Lake County that would extend “right to farm” protections to medical marijuana growers. Right-to-farm laws are intended to protect agricultural operations from nuisance complaints that could threaten their viability. This is the first time an attempt is being made to apply the law to marijuana cultivation, farming and pot advocates say.

California Assembly panel passes medical marijuana regulation bill – Sacramento Bee

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by admin No Comments

An Assembly committee Tuesday passed a bill to create state oversight for pot businesses, as its chairman implored the Legislature to act to stave off federal raids on medical marijuana providers. “The worst public policy choice for California is to sit idly by, doing nothing, and let this failed war on medical cannabis continue unchecked,” said San Francisco Democrat Tom Ammiano as his Public Safety Committee voted 4-2 along party lines to create a state bureau to police the California medical cannabis industry. Despite clearing his committee, Ammiano’s Assembly Bill 2312 faces long odds of reaching the desk of Gov

Assembly panel passes bill for state oversight of pot businesses – Sacramento Bee

Posted on: April 17th, 2012 by admin No Comments

An Assembly committee today passed a bill to create state oversight for pot businesses, as its chairman implored the Legislature to act to stave off federal raids on medical marijuana providers. “The worst public policy choice for California is to sit idly by doing nothing and let this failed war on medical cannabis continue unchecked,” said San Francisco Democrat Tom Ammiano as his public safety committee voted 4-2 along party lines to create a state bureau to police the California medical cannabis industry. Despite clearing his committee, Ammiano’s Assembly Bill 2312 faces long odds of reaching the desk of Gov

Ignore all the lies: Medical marijuana has credibility – Vallejo Times-Herald

Posted on: April 8th, 2012 by admin No Comments

The disgrace for Vallejo comes from enforcing marijuana laws based on racism and tall tales about ultra violence caused by cannabis that never happened. “Marihuana influences Negroes to look at white people in the eye, step on white men’s shadows and look at a white woman twice.” — Hearst newspapers nationwide, 1934 “There are 100,000 total marijuana smokers in the U.S., and most are Negroes, Hispanics, Filipinos and entertainers.

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