Cannabis Issues

Supervisors Gore & Hopkins, who are you representing? Local Groups on Cannabis Issue

Note: Supervisors Gore & Hopkins were the “chairs” of the committee who allowed this terrible ordinance to be written favoring industry over residents for a water thirsty crop during a megadrought. Is this good judgement? They were the “over sight”. Who are they working for?    Local Group makes it easy way for action:  Hi,

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Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint

Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint The life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from indoor cannabis cultivation model It’s no secret that the United States’ $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form of greenhouse gas emissions

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Killing the Golden Goose for wine & cannabis

Fencing the countryside EDITOR: When I think of Sonoma County, I think of a picturesque drive through the countryside, through fields with cattle, orchards and wine grapes, trees and mountains surrounding me. The vistas are so wonderful and are the attraction for a dynamic tourism industry. All of this is in jeopardy if our supervisors vote for

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FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR MAY 18th FOG UPDATE – Planning Commission Outcome and New Letters to the Editor On Thursday night, Sonoma County Planning Commissioners voted 3-2 to approve the draft cannabis ordinance with the latest changes from staff. The split decision to approve the amended Chapter 38 Ordinance came despite widespread opposition and concern from neighbors,

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Hopkins Asleep at the Wheel? Citizens say yes…..

Uninformed officials EDITOR: It does not go without note that Supervisor Lynda Hopkins was quoted as saying that she has not seen that there were 65,000 acres that would be available for cannabis growing under the county’s proposal (“Rift over cannabis farms widening,” April 4). If she didn’t know such an important provision, it indicates to me

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