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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...

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...

First commercial insurer to file cannabis business insurance is approved by insurance commissioner

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Nov. 2, 2017- Cannabis businesses licensed by the State of California may now purchase commercial insurance coverage from an admitted commercial insurance...

News commentary: Nevada County BOS appoints CAG+2

NEVADA CITY, Calif. May 10, 2017 - The Nevada County Board of Supervisors (BOS)  appointed 16 people to serve on the Community Advisory Group...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Field Poll: Two-to-one voter support for Marijuana Legalization (Prop. 64) and Gun Control (Prop....

September 23, 2016 - California voters are lining up in favor of two closely watched statewide ballot propositions that would legalize the recreational use...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...