The M Files

Full text of the urgency ordinance adopted on July 26

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 29, 2016 – Below is the full text, as amended, of Ordinance 2416 – the new urgency ordinance adopted by...

Separating Myth From Fact: Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Marijuana Facts Booklet

July 28, 2016 - Today, the Drug Policy Alliance released Marijuana Facts, intended for non-expert audiences seeking answers to some of the most common...

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...

First surety bond program for cannabis industry approved by,insurance commissioner

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Feb. 22, 2018 - Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced he has approved the first surety bond program for the cannabis industry in...

Updated election results show no change in Nevada County contests’ outcome

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 14, 2016 - The Nevada County Elections Office has released an unofficial election result update. The results will remain unofficial...

Is a Public Cannabis Bank Feasible? Treasurer Chiang Aims to Find Out

SACRAMENTO August 1, 2018 - California State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the selection of San Diego-based Level 4 Ventures to determine the feasibility...

United States Is Turning the Corner on Marijuana

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 10, 2016 –  Voters in three states approved ballot measures on November 8, 2016, to legalize the use and possession of...

Sessions to Encourage Federal Prosecution of Marijuana in States Where It’s Legal

New York, N.Y. January 4, 2018 - Attorney General Jeff Sessions will reportedly revoke a policy today that had encouraged federal prosecutors to stay...

The Mountain Messenger | The pols think we’re stupid. Obviously.

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 22, 2016 - County supervisors down here have joined company with some of the best con artists in the country;...

Cannabis Conversation: Cannabis Taxation for Nevada County

February 26, 2018 - Last week the Board of Supervisors adopted their 2018 Board Objectives which included an objective to "Continue to develop long term...

Interim ordinance proposal disappointing to patients and growers advocates

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 12, 2016 - The last meeting between county officials and stakeholders ended on a disappointing note for patient and growers'...

Millions more voters legalizing marijuana won’t clear up regulatory haze

October 28, 2016 - Congress continues to resist decriminalizing marijuana even as a popular crusade to legalize its use state by state may soon...

Nevada County BOS to receive final report and dissolve Cannabis Community Advisory Group

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 4, 2018 - At their January 9th meeting the Board of Supervisors will dedicate the afternoon session to taking another...

North San Juan residents ask Weston for representation, collaboration

NORTH SAN JUAN, Calif. February 2, 2016 - A town hall meeting was called by North San Juan residents to hear directly from their...

Special Nevada County BOS meeting on proposed cannabis cultivation ordinance on March 6

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 1, 2018 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors will meet in a Special Meeting on March 6 at 9:00...

Ryan Stoa: From wine to weed: Keeping the marijuana farm small and local

August 20, 2016 - In November, voters in as many as 12 states will see a marijuana legalization initiative on their ballots. Marijuana is...

Proposed after-W ordinance text released

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 21, 2016 - The proposed ordinance to replace the current outdoor marijuana growing ban in Nevada County has been released. After the...

Interim marijuana cultivation ordinance adopted by the Nevada County BOS

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 26, 2016 - It took over five hours, but in the end the Nevada County Board of Supervisors passed an...

Workshops on Cannabis Track-and-Trace System

SACRAMENTO, January 9, 2018 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division, along with the Bureau of Cannabis Control and...

Nevada County BOS’ “Clarifying Language” for the outdoor ban ballot measure

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 4, 2016 - The agenda for the February 9th meeting has been published, complete with the clarifying language for the...