AB 21 Passed by State Senate

January 25, 2016 – Today AB 21, Assemblyman Wood’s urgency measure that would remove the March 1st deadline from last year’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), was passed by the State Senate (35-3).  The bill is now headed back to the Assembly for concurrence before moving the Governor’s desk for signature. Assemblyman Wood said, “I am grateful to …

Clarification on marijuana ban measure set for February 9th Nevada County BOS meeting

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 21, 2016 – Language clarifying the proposed ballot measure regarding marijuana cultivation in Nevada County is coming to the February 9th Board of Supervisors meeting. After the initial ballot measure was approved by the BOS on a 4-1 vote, questions arose about what a Yes or a No vote on the ballot measure actually means.

Bill to Remove March 1 Deadline Stays on Track

By: Assemblyman Jim Wood Sacramento, Calif. January 20, 2016 – AB 21, the bill that would remove the March 1 deadline included in last year’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), was unanimously passed by the Senate Health Committee today. Assemblyman Wood said, “I made a commitment to do everything I can to give local lawmakers the time they …

Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

By: Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Jan. 15, 2016 – A majority of Americans, including two-thirds of Democrats, believe that marijuana should be legal for adults, according to nationwide survey data compiled by YouGov.com.

Live! The Nevada County BOS meeting on Outdoor Marijuana Cultivation Ban

Nevada City, Calif. January 12, 2016 – Live reporting from the Nevada County BOS meeting. On the afternoon agenda, a proposed amendment on the urgency marijuana ordinance and a ballot measure banning all outdoor marijuana cultivation. January 12, 2016 at 7:04 PM The vote on placing the outdoor grow ban on the ballot passes with a 4-1 vote. January 12, …

Explainer: Making a point at the BOS

By: YubaNet NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 10, 2016 – Tuesday’s Nevada County Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting will deal with a proposed ban on the outdoor cultivation of marijuana. Opinions in the community are wide-ranging and many people have expressed a desire to “make a point” at the meeting. Here’s a primer on “how this works” and what to expect …

Ballot measure to ban all outdoor marijuana cultivation on Nevada County BOS agenda

By: YubaNet NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 7, 2016 – Tuesday’s Nevada County BOS meeting will devote the afternoon session to two items designed to ban all outdoor cultivation of marijuana, for medical or “recreational” use. Both items are brought to the Board by Sheriff Royal. The first item, if approved, will amend the current Urgency Ordinance to read as follows: …