cannabis regulations

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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Government for the campaign donors: Cutting out neighbors

Cutting out neighbors  EDITOR: In their 2016 ordinance, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors promised that cannabis growing “would not be detrimental to health, safety, welfare or materially injurious to properties or improvements in the vicinity.” This is being sidelined in the new draft ordinance. Gone will be any ability for neighbors to have input. …

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FOG UPDATE: What Now?

LA Times reporting that this is the third driest year in state history today! This has to be the most ridiculous ordinance proposal in light of drying up wells already around the county. Please consider donating to the fund.    FOG UPDATE: What Now? The Planning Commission (PC) met again on 3/25/21 to discuss the …

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When government doesn’t follow the laws: We are outraged !!!

Note: Wine & Water Watch is not against cannabis however, not in neighborhoods and no water resources during a megadrought. Who pays for dried up wells? No more water thirsty crops and our environment MUST BE PROTECTED.  We are outraged !!! “Disrespect for public process and neighbors: With complete disregard for expert and legal opinion, factual …

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Sonoma County now has 2 lawsuits against their poorly written cannabis regs

Sonoma County now has 2 lawsuits against their poorly written cannabis regs   Friends of Graton just released this: A prestigious law firm, Shute Mihaly and Weinberger, LLP found that Sonoma County’s proposed cannabis ordinance and its supplemental mitigated negative declaration failed to adequately analyze the environmental consequences of ministerial permitting as required by the California …

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Cannabis changes and uninformed County staff: We deserve better government

Dear All, I attended the Planning Commission meeting discussing the proposed new cannabis ordinance chapter 38, the SMND and proposed changes to chapter 26.  I was appalled that staff did not know what was in their documents, including the proposed chapter 38 and modifications to chapter 26.  A few examples include  1) not knowing that the 10% …

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