Marin supervisors uphold rejection of medical cannabis dispensaries – Marin Independent Journal

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Marin County supervisors have upheld the decision of County Administrator Matthew Hymel to deny all 10 applications to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Marin. Seven of the applicants pleaded their case to Marin supervisors Tuesday, asking them to reconsider. But after listening to them and comments from the public in a three-hour hearing, the board unanimously rejected all the appeals. …

Suspected pot dealer nabbed in downtown Menlo Park – The Mercury News

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An undercover operation led to the arrest of a man selling marijuana in downtown Menlo Park, according to police. Menlo Park Police Department’s special investigations unit on Tuesday was alerted through community complaints that people were selling marijuana in the 600 block of Santa Cruz, according to a news release. That same day, an undercover officer posed as a prospective …

Appeals For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In Central, West Marin Denied – Patch.com

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MARIN COUNTY, CA – The Marin County Board of Supervisors upheld a decision by the county administrator and denied appeals to seven prospective applicants who wanted to open medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Marin.The Board’s decision Tuesday followed an April 11 decision by County Administrator Matthew Hymel not to approve any applications following an extensive review of vendors …

Marin Co. Denies Appeal For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Near Novato, Others – Patch.com

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MARIN COUNTY, CA – The Marin County Board of Supervisors upheld a decision by the county administrator and denied appeals to seven prospective applicants who wanted to open medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Marin.The Board’s decision Tuesday followed an April 11 decision by County Administrator Matthew Hymel not to approve any applications following an extensive review of vendors …

Marin Co. Denies Appeal For Medical Marijuana Dispensary Near San Rafael, Others – Patch.com

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MARIN COUNTY, CA – The Marin County Board of Supervisors upheld a decision by the county administrator and denied appeals to seven prospective applicants who wanted to open medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Marin.The Board’s decision Tuesday followed an April 11 decision by County Administrator Matthew Hymel not to approve any applications following an extensive review of vendors …

Marin County Board of Supervisors Upholds Denial of Medical Cannabis Licenses – O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da (blog)

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Revised ordinance to be considered in coming months San Rafael, CA – The Marin County Board of Supervisors upheld a decision by the County Administrator and denied appeals to seven prospective applicants who wanted to open medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Marin. The Board’s decision May 23 followed an April 10 decision by County Administrator Matthew Hymel not …

Marin County Board of Supervisors Upholds Denial of Medical … – O-Blog-Dee-O-Blog-Da (blog)

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Revised ordinance to be considered in coming months San Rafael, CA – The Marin County Board of Supervisors upheld a decision by the County Administrator and denied appeals to seven prospective applicants who wanted to open medical cannabis dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Marin. The Board’s decision May 23 followed an April 10 decision by County Administrator Matthew Hymel not …

Live updates: Marin supervisors hear medical cannabis applicant appeals, Plan Bay Area update – Marin Independent Journal

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Live updates: Marin supervisors hear medical cannabis applicant appeals, Plan Bay Area update By Marin Independent Journal When the Marin County Board of Supervisors meets at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, members will hear the appeals of eight medical cannabis dispensary license applicants which were denied permission to open dispensaries. Beginning at 9 a.m., supervisors will receive a report on a Plan …

Marin survey respondents concerned about teen drinking, doubt others parents are – Marin Independent Journal

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Marin parents are concerned about the possibility of their children binge drinking alcohol or ingesting cannabis, but they doubt their cohorts share their concerns, a new survey shows. The online survey was conducted in November by the Marin Prevention Network, a countywide coalition working to curb youth substance use. A total of 1,446 high school and 1,390 middle school parents …

A different 'C' is what's really changing Santa Rosa – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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While Santa Rosans are in a pitched battle over Measure C, a rent control referendum to be decided on June 6, there’s another C that’s already changing the community in more significant ways — cannabis. As Mayor Chris Coursey put it, “Right now cannabis seems to be more viable as a business than housing, unfortunately.”That’s only too true. Since even …

Gullixson: A 'C' that's already changing the face of Santa Rosa – and it's not rent control – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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While Santa Rosans are in a pitched battle over Measure C, a rent control referendum to be decided on June 6, there’s another C that’s already changing the community in more significant ways — cannabis. As Mayor Chris Coursey put it, “Right now cannabis seems to be more viable as a business than housing, unfortunately.”That’s only too true. Since even …

Cannabis czar tells Santa Rosa audience: 'Take a stand against nonlicensed activity' – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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California’s chief marijuana regulator Tuesday said the state must aggressively root out black market pot in order for the legitimate industry to thrive and keep the federal government out of the state.Lori Ajax, chief of California’s Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, told a conference of Sonoma County business leaders involved, or seeking involvement, in the marijuana sector that she recognized …

Upfront: Regulations Recap – Pacific Sun

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The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation has proposed rules on distribution, testing and retail sales of cannabis. The Hot Pot The wheels of government turn slowly, but three state agencies completed proposed regulations for medical cannabis well before the January 1 deadline. Marin County has meanwhile told dispensaries to keep out, regardless of the state deadline. Last week, California’s Bureau …

Upfront: Regulations Recap | Pacific Sun | Marin County, California – Pacific Sun

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The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation has proposed rules on distribution, testing and retail sales of cannabis. The Hot Pot The wheels of government turn slowly, but three state agencies completed proposed regulations for medical cannabis well before the January 1 deadline. Marin County has meanwhile told dispensaries to keep out, regardless of the state deadline. Last week, California’s Bureau …

Novato hash oil suspects denied lower bail – Marin Independent Journal

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Three men charged with running a hash oil operation inside a Novato residence were denied a bail reduction Friday in Marin Superior Court. Andrew Travis Craig, 26, Brett Reynolds Miramon, 30, and Christopher Ryan Smart, 27, were arraigned before Judge James Chou, who left their bail amount at $500,000 each. All three defendants pleaded not guilty to charges of drug …