The M Files

Cannabis tax measure before the Nevada County BOS on Tuesday for the November ballot

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 5, 2018 - On Tuesday, July 10 at 10:30 am, the Nevada County Board of Supervisors will vote on a...

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...

Marijuana Cultivation Measure will not reverse outdoor growing ban, even if voters reject it

Update: Thanks to BOS Chair Dan Miller for his response to our request for comment: "We are setting up a meeting with county counsel...

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...

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...

The Nevada County Democrats endorse a NO on Measure W

April 22, 2016 - The Nevada County Democratic Central Committee (NCDCC) voted at its Regular membership meeting on April 21, 2016 to support a...

Live: Nevada County June Election Results

June 7, 2016 - Welcome to our real-time election coverage for the June 2016 Presidential Primary. Starting at 5:00 pm, we will bring you live...

Op-ed | Jonathan Collier: Let’s Get Down to Business

March 25, 2018 - Imagine if Nevada County announced that over the next three years it would be creating 600-1,000 new businesses, employing thousands...

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...

Post W planning meeting a good first step

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 15, 2016 - The first meeting between county officials and representatives of the various marijuana groups took place today. With the...

Cal Growers Nevada County announces new incarnation as the Nevada County Cannabis Alliance

NEVADA CITY, Calif. October 19, 2016 - The California Growers Association - Nevada County Chapter announced Wednesday its incarnation into a brand new community...

W To Fail, Bye Bye Y – Measures don’t fare well with Nevada County...

NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. June 8, 2016 - Nevada County voters appear to have dealt defeats to county-wide Measure W and to Nevada City's Measure...

Re-criminalizing cannabis is worse than 1930s ‘reefer madness’

A still from the 1936 propaganda film ‘Reefer Madness.’ Wikimedia Commons Miriam Boeri, Bentley University This article has been updated to clarify that ‘Reefer Madness’ is a...

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...

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...

Measure W, a total ban on medical marijuana?

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 13, 2016 - Measure W's revised impartial analysis, a result of a court ruling granting the Order to Show Cause...

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...

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...

Full text of the Nevada County ballot measure

Feb 4, 2016 - Voters were supposed to vote Yay or Nay on the following question: Shall an ordinance amending Sections G-IV 5.4(C) and G-IV...

Loraine Webb: Reasonable regulation and permits for cannabis needed

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 25, 2016 - Dear neighbors, I have lived in beloved Nevada County since 1980, a mere grain in the sands of...