Cannabis

Public Opinion on cannabis rules

“Suddenly, their quality of life is being compromised by the hazards of commercial cannabis cultivation: significant loss of property value, crime, noise, glare, traffic, noxious odors, massive water use.” CANNABIS: How Close is Too Close? AN OPEN LETTER TO THE…

 

Water & Wine with Rue, Sierra Club Redwood Needles

“All of us must be protective of all our water sources in order to ensure sustainability for all uses, including what regulators term “beneficial uses,” which is pretty much everything and everyone, since water is essential to life.” Water and…

 

Water and Wine with Rue

Water and Wine with Rue June 26, 2018 Summer is upon us, and as the hills in our region turn from the lush green of spring to the tawny brown dotted with the dark green of oaks, pines and redwoods,…

 

Unexpected industry

Press Democrat Letters to the editor, Unexpected industry EDITOR: What is it that people who report on marijuana don’t understand about the vote in 2016? Pretty much everyone I know voted to decriminalize the use of cannabis and private grows….

 

OPINION – Is Commercial Marijuana Good for Bennett Valley?

Our local government (Supervisors) could have created exclusion zones to protect neighborhoods and watersheds like other counties. What were they thinking? Like wine industry expansion, our neighborhoods and watersheds once again come in second place, while families are being priced out of the market…

 

All Aboard the Cannabis Bus???

This week’s Bohemian cover article, it is yet one more example that cannabis growing throughout Sonoma County leads to the opening line: “Look out, wine tours. Make way, brewery crawl.”  The PD also gives lots of coverage of the growing…