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Can you Hear me Now? Wrong place for cannabis

Wrong place for cannabis EDITOR: We are residents of Sonoma and moved here because of the beauty of Sonoma County, including the vineyards that dot our landscape. We are concerned with the plans to ease restrictions for the cultivation of cannabis. There are at least three important concerns that must be addressed. First, the odor …

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Wine industry: Not here!

March 23, 2021 Dear Sonoma County Supervisors: The proposed ordinance covering cannabis cultivation in Sonoma county is premature and will have profound effects on the scenery and quality of life in Sonoma County. According to the state of CA and the federal government, cannabis is a product not a crop. Sonoma County must continue to …

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Brave Blue World Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis

*Note: “Hydraloop collects, cleans and re-uses the water from showers, baths, washing machines, handbasins and air conditioning units. Hydraloop water is clean, clear, safe, and disinfected. It can be re-used for toilet flushing, washing machines, garden irrigation and topping up swimming pools.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said, “Water is not necessary for life, it is life.” This …

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As County is set to approve Cannabis water use: California Faces ‘Critically Dry Year’

Bad Government: As County is set to approve new cannabis regs allowing water use 6 times more than vineyards: “In a drier, hotter and rapidly changing climate, that brings new weather extremes to the state each year, water conservation is imperative for California and the nearly 40 million that call it home.    ECOWATCH: California Faces …

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Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster.

Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 18.  We will send call-in information when it is available. Whether or not you attend the Planning Commission hearing, please send your written comments by noon, March 18, to cannabis@sonoma-county.org and copy your Supervisor   …

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