Wednesday, January 23 2019

The M Files

Survey: Medical marijuana could reduce opioid use in older adults

May 1, 2018 - A questionnaire of older men and women suffering from chronic pain who were given medical marijuana found that the drug...

Ray Oliver: Interim Ordinance Continues to Ban Outdoor Cultivation

July 25, 2016 - The Board of Supervisors’ is not honoring the will of the voters who voted to repeal the ban on outdoor...

Preplanning meeting on repealing Measure W set – media will be present

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 14, 2016 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors has modified the parameters for a meeting to discuss the mechanics...

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...

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Launches Cannabizfile Online Cannabis Business Portal

SACRAMENTO December 11, 2017 - Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today the launch of cannabizfile, a new online portal with useful information about cannabis-related business...

California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Adds ‘Fresh’ Category for Cannabis Cultivation Tax

Sacramento January 11, 2018 - The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has added a new category and rate for the cannabis...

Measure W – dates and deadlines

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 12, 2016 - The calendar for Measure W, Nevada County's ballot measure to ban all outdoor cultivation of marijuana and...

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...

Dan Miller during Measure W forum: BOS composition can change in the future, we’re...

GRASS VALLEY, Calif. April 5, 2016 - An overflow crowd attended a debate organized by local Democrats on Measure W, Nevada County's proposed outdoor...

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...

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...

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...

Live! The Nevada County BOS hearing on the proposed ballot measure

February 9, 2016 at 4:11 PM Supervisor Beason makes a motion to adopt the first of the two resolutions, seconded by Supervisor Scofield. The...

Final December 19th CAG Meeting before proposed regulations head to BOS

December 18, 2017 - The Cannabis Regulation Community Advisory Group (CAG) has met nine times over the last seven months to discuss and develop recommendations...

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...

Revised Impartial Analysis of Measure W

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 11, 2016 - Nevada County has submitted a revised impartial analysis on Measure W to comply with a judge's ruling....

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...

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...

New Federal Spending Bill Maintains Protections For Medical Marijuana

Washington, DC, March 22, 2018 -  In a blow to Attorney General Jeff Sessions anti-marijuana agenda, Congressional leadership included in the omnibus spending package...