The M Files

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...

Side by side comparison of the impartial analyses for Measure W

NEVADA CITY, Calif. March 11, 2016 - Below is a side by side comparison of the revised ballot analysis and the previous one. Changes...

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...

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...

Commentary: Is CEQA sine qua non for changes to cannabis cultivation ordinance in Nevada...

NEVADA CITY, Calif. April 30, 2018 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will hold another special meeting tomorrow, May 1st, to discuss...

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...

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...

Nevada County Cannabis Ordinance Meeting and Environmental Review Process

April 13, 2018 - The Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, May 1st to review and discuss a draft ordinance,...

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...

No interest – yet – for pulling Measure W off the ballot in Nevada...

NEVADA CITY, Calif. February 24, 2016 - Yesterday's Nevada County Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting started at 10:00 am and by 11:30 a lengthy...

UC Davis Study: All Politics – and Cannabis Marketing – Are Local

Dec. 15, 2017 - California’s legal cannabis market, opening for business on Jan. 1, is expected to quickly grow to be the largest in...

Measure W’s aftermath: It’s still about process

NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 13, 2016 - The controversy about Measure W - Nevada County's ballot measure designed to tweak the existing urgency ordinance...

Schumer Announces Support For Decriminalizing Marijuana At Federal Level

April 20, 2018 - Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today announced his support – for the first time – for decriminalizing marijuana at...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jonathan Collier: No on 64 from a cannabis advocate’s perspective

October 12, 2016 - As Chair of the Nevada County Chapter of the California Growers Association, I must be very clear that as an...

California Growers Association Files Lawsuit to Close Loophole in Cultivation Regulations

Sacramento January 23, 2018 - Today the California Growers Association, a California Non-Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation and the largest cannabis trade association in the...

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...