Sunday, November 18 2018

The M Files

Editorial: This is about process, not pot

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 7, 2016 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors will clarify their intent on the proposed ballot measure prohibiting outdoor...

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...

Writ on Measure W – Ruling issued: Impartial analysis is flawed

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 8, 2016 - The writ challenging Measure W, the marijuana cultivation prohibition ballot measure, has been partially granted. After a short...

Nevada County looking to hire professional consulting and facilitation services for marijuana advisory group

NEVADA CITY, Calif. December 19, 2016 - A request for proposals (RFP) has been published by Nevada County's Purchasing Division for "consulting and facilitation...

CDFA releases final Environmental Impact Report for CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Program

SACRAMENTO, November 13, 2017 – The final program environmental impact report (EIR) for the CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Program has been certified and is available...

Licensing Authorities Release Emergency Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations

November 16, 2017 - California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities announced today that proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis have been...

Nevada County Draft Cannabis Cultivation ordinance released

Nevada City, Calif. April 26, 2018 - The agenda for a special Board of Supervisors meeting on May 1st has been released. Only one...

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...

Nevada County’s proposed interim outdoor growing ordinance begins to take shape

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 27, 2016 - Stakeholders and county officials met for the second time to discuss an interim ordinance replacing the current...

Amended writ against Measure W filed

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 14, 2016 - An amendment to the writ filed by attorney Heather Burke on behalf of  Forrest Hurd, dealing with...

Polls Show Support For Adult Use Legalization Initiative

SACRAMENTO, CA, Sept. 15, 2016 - The majority of Californians support the passage of a proposed ballot initiative to regulate the use, production, and...

Impartial analysis, arguments and rebuttals for Measure W

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 29, 2016 - Today, February 29 to March 9, 2016 the public examination period of the measure begins. Below are...

Cannabis Tax Revenues Total $60.9 Million in First Quarter

Sacramento May 11, 2018 - The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) today released revenue numbers for cannabis sales in the first...

Op-Ed | Don Bessee: Why should the neighborhoods suffer revisited?

February 8, 2018 - We have been having a long conversation about commercial marijuana’s impacts on communities and neighborhoods. During the prop 64 lead...

Mia Gleason: Grower’s Representatives Show Patience, Cooperation

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 26, 2016 - The negotiators for the cannabis farmers have demonstrated an incredible amount of patience and cooperation. I’m sure that...

New Gallup Poll Finds Support for Making Marijuana Legal in U.S. Has Reached Record...

WASHINGTON Oct. 19, 2016 - A new Gallup poll released Wednesday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record...

Live! Nevada County BOS meeting July 26, 2016

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 26, 2016 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors will consider the following: (Introduce/Waive further reading/Adopt) An Urgency Ordinance adding...

Hurd family asks for privacy during Nevada County Measure W hearing set for tomorrow

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 3, 2016 - The Hurd family is grateful for the outpouring of community support regarding their challenge to Measure W...

Measure W hearing – live

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 4, 2016 - The hearing on the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) regarding Measure W has been transferred to the Presiding...

CDFA now accepting applications for annual cannabis cultivation licenses

SACRAMENTO, January 2, 2018 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture's CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual commercial licenses for cultivators,...