cannabis regualtions

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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FOG Update – Draft Cannabis Ordinance Released

Friends of Graton: More to come FOG Update – Draft Cannabis Ordinance Released The Preliminary Draft Cannabis Ordinance and Subsequent Mitigated Negative Declaration (Environmental Study) was released last night and is now available here: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Cannabis-Program/ We have not read this yet, but when we do we will be sending out a recap and suggestions for writing

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Wine Country Conflicts of interest for Supervisor Gore

PD Letter to the Editor: WE ARE WATCHING Dear County Counsel Robert Pittman: It has come to my attention that the sister-in-law of Supervisor James Gore, Erin Gore, is an active lobbyist on behalf of the cannabis industry.  My Public Records Act requests have shown that she has been frequently in contact with county officials

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Sample letter for cannabis set backs

Sample letter for cannabis set backs  Send yours to Cannabis@sonoma-county.org and put “ Cannabis Update” as the subject We are very concerned about the neighborhood compatibility component of the cannabis ordinance and want to point out our concerns especially as it relates to the West County Trail.  We support maintaining the mandatory 1000 ft setbacks for schools

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Neighbors record Supervisors comments on cannabis…..then and now

Neighbors record Supervisors comments on cannabis…..then and now Neighbors: Preparing for Wednesday’s hearing. They listened to the April 2018 BOS meeting (cannabis study session) again to remember what the sups said about neighborhood compatibility.  Each supervisor Makes very specific comments: Direct quotes from the videos…. Susan Gorin: “I said at the very beginning neighborhood compatibility

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COUNTY WRITING CANNABIS PHASE 2 AMENDMENTS NEXT WEEK.

COUNTY WRITING CANNABIS PHASE 2 AMENDMENTS NEXT WEEK. The County will have the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Phase Two amendments in hand on Friday, August 14th. They will prepare the Draft  ordinance in seven days which will be ready as well as a packet for the Planning Commissioners on August 26th. It is always better to try to

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