This presentation got a decent response at the first Fresno-Clovis Cannabis and Hemp Meetup, so I decided to give SlideShare a shot and see how many others might find it helpful. You can add a post comment below or comment on SlideShare, but the best thing you can do before the Jan. 7 meeting ‐ where supervisors will vote to approve the Fresno County cannabis ban ‐ is share this link with a friend.
Fresno County is circulating a “notice of intent” to adopt findings that a cannabis cultivation ban has no possibility of creating environmental impacts. The public comment period closes Dec. 27, 2013. In technical terms, the notice of intent was generated by county planning staff to comply (on paper, at least) with the California Environmental Quality Act. In general terms, CEQA requires at least an initial study of zoning ordinances and development projects to identify possible [read more …]
Fresno County supervisors voted Dec. 10. 2013, to enact a total medical cannabis ban, including all cultivation indoors and outdoors. Final approval of the ordinance is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7. (See agenda; item 33.) Condensed audio of Dec. 10 cannabis public hearing. (Use media player or right-click to download.) Fresno Bee coverage: Fresno County supervisors move to ban marijuana farms abc30 coverage: Although supervisors were presented with an alternative ordinance to permit [read more …]
Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday to vote on the first reading of a Fresno County cannabis ban. Actually, they’ll consider two proposed cannabis laws. One would repeal the current licensing requirements for collectives while banning outdoor cultivation of any kind, limiting indoor grows to six mature plants, and imposing heavy fines and/or misdemeanor charges for violations. The second ordinance is the nuclear option: A total ban on all cannabis cultivation, indoors and outdoors, [read more …]