California Could Become a Sanctuary State for Marijuana – KTLA

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California lawmakers are trying to protect the marijuana industry by establishing California as a sanctuary state for pot. Justin Calvino prunes some of his growing marijuana crops at one of his properties in Mendocino County, California, on April 19, 2017. (Credit: Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty Images) A bill moving through the state legislature would prohibit state and local …

Mendocino County announces updates to cannabis regulatory system – The Willits News

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Mendocino County has announced updates to its cannabis regulatory system in the last week, including its commitment to SICPA, a tracking technology firm with headquarters in Switzerland, for its new track and trace program. The county entered into a tentative agreement with SICPA in April, after the Board of Supervisors heard the firm’s proposal of $28,000 for the county to …

Cannabis Job Fair shows new industry taking root in Yolo County – Daily Democrat

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“Green” attracted Yoloans to the Davis Odd Fellows Hall this week — the green of the cannabis industry and American dollar. It was the county’s first Cannabis Job Fair and hundreds gathered in a line out the door to claim a stake in the growing industry. Tables displayed businesses responsible for growing, transporting, testing and cultivating the plant, and several …

Cannabis tax fund proposal concerned with children's health – Mendocino Beacon

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FIRST 5 Mendocino, which provides health and education resources for children in the first five years of life, is asking the county to set aside 20 percent of revenue generated by its cannabis business tax for children’s health, proposed as the Future Generations Fund. The organization is concerned with unintended health effects on children caused by the increased use of …

Cannabis Workshops – Anderson Valley

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by AVA News Service, May 18, 2017 [Jun 14 – 15] The County of Mendocino has selected SICPA to provide a Plant to Sale Inventory Tracking Software System (ITSS) for the County to support the Medical Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance. This system will be used by organizations permitted by the County to operate a medical cannabis business which cultivates, manufactures, distributes, …

Mendocino County announces updates to cannabis regulatory system – Ukiah Daily Journal

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Mendocino County has announced updates to its cannabis regulatory system in the last week, including its commitment to SICPA, a tracking technology firm with headquarters in Switzerland, for its new track and trace program. The county entered into a tentative agreement with SICPA in April, after the Board of Supervisors heard the firm’s proposal of $28,000 for the county to …

County "Track and trace" workshops for growers and canna-biz held … – The Mendocino Voice

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MENDOCINO CO., 6/07/17 — The county’s cannabis cultivation permit program is under way, and for growers who have applied to the program, a new layer of compliance will soon be implemented: a “track and trace” system designed to electronically record and track legal cannabis plants “from seed to sale,” as plants make their way through the commercial medical cannabis market. Participation …

Mendo Jumps Into Bed With The Pot Industry – Anderson Valley

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by Mark Scaramella, June 7, 2017 Mendo’s Final Budget for 2017-2018 (July 2017-June 2018) assumes they’ll get something like $1.7 million in pot taxes and permit fees. According to the anonymous budget notes, “The new discretionary source [of revenue] is the result of the Cannabis Tax on cannabis cultivation and other related industries. During the Budget Workshop on May 15th, …

Mendo Jumps Into Bed With The Pot Industry | Anderson Valley … – Anderson Valley

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by Mark Scaramella, June 7, 2017 Mendo’s Final Budget for 2017-2018 (July 2017-June 2018) assumes they’ll get something like $1.7 million in pot taxes and permit fees. According to the anonymous budget notes, “The new discretionary source [of revenue] is the result of the Cannabis Tax on cannabis cultivation and other related industries. During the Budget Workshop on May 15th, …

Pot Economics 101 – Anderson Valley

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by Jim Shields, June 7, 2017 Ever since the legalization of med-pot in the fall of 2015 and the voter-approved legalization of so-called recreational pot (“rec-pot”) last November, I’ve used this column and air time on my KPFN radio program talking about the perils of financial planning and economic forecasting if you own a private sector business or work in …

Mendocino County's proposed budget up for approval by Board of Supervisors – Ukiah Daily Journal

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Mendocino County’s proposed budget for the 2017 fiscal year is up for approval by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, touting “vastly improved” finances from a few years ago. However, it does not account for that trend to continue, described to be playing it safe. “Given our ability to garner information on a state and federal level, this budget was …

Mendo executive office makes formal statement on cannabis cultivation program – The Mendocino Voice

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MENDOCINO Co., 6/2/17 — The Mendocino County Executive office has issued a formal statement with additional guidelines and instructions for the cannabis cultivation permit application procedures, as it rolls out in the midst of raid season. Short story — it’s complicated. You still with us? Ok, so the gist of the new procedures set out by the county state that …

Recent raids force cannabis compliance talks within county gov … – The Mendocino Voice

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MENDOCINO Co., 6/02/17 —  The sheriff’s department has been eradicating cannabis crops this week, including at least one farm that was enrolled in last year’s revised medical cannabis program — leading to questions from cultivators and attorneys and county staff meetings. County CEO Carmel Angelo stated that an official statement will be issued today to clarify the new procedures for …

Recent raids force policy cannabis compliance within county gov. – The Mendocino Voice

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MENDOCINO Co., 6/02/17 —  The sheriff’s department has been eradicating cannabis crops this week, including at least one farm that was enrolled in last year’s revised medical cannabis program — leading to questions from cultivators and attorneys and county staff meetings. County CEO Carmel Angelo states that an official statement would be issued today to clarify the new procedures for …

Recent raids force cannabis compliance talks within county gov. – The Mendocino Voice

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MENDOCINO Co., 6/02/17 —  The sheriff’s department has been eradicating cannabis crops this week, including at least one farm that was enrolled in last year’s revised medical cannabis program — leading to questions from cultivators and attorneys and county staff meetings. County CEO Carmel Angelo states that an official statement would be issued today to clarify the new procedures for …