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Sacramento City Marijuana Uptate

City of Sacramento
Cannabis Stakeholder Meeting
Meeting Summary Notes
July 7, 2016
10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Pannell Meadowview Community Center – 2450 Meadowview Road, Multi-purpose Room #103
I. Updates
 Non-Medical Tax Measure
o In November of 2016 the City is considering placing an up to 10% Business Tax
on the ballot for non-medical marijuana which would apply to retail sales only.
 Registration Forms
o The City received a […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Sacramento Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance

CITY OF SACRAMENTO PRIMED TO MANDATE COMMERCIAL
CANNABIS CULTIVATION SITES

On February 2, 2016, in anticipation of the now repealed March 12, 2016 deadline for cities to pass local cannabis regulations under the State mandated Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to allow indoor commercial cultivation in Sacramento […]

By |July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Strong Case for California Medical Marijuana

On October 19, 2015, a decision rendered by Judge Breyer with the Federal Court in the Northern District of California ruled that the Federal Government may not enforce an injunction against Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana because to do so would be inconsistent with Congressional Directive Section 538, “The Continuing Appropriations Act of 2016.”  This means that the Department of […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Congress votes to halt DOJ from spending to interfere with state medical marijuana laws

Medical cannabis patients scored another big victory today when the US House of Representatives voted 242 to 186 (the largest Congressional vote for medical cannabis yet) to prevent the Department of Justice from spending any money to interfere in the implementation of state medical cannabis laws.

When approved by the Senate and signed by the President, the amendment by California […]

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    Monthly Mortgage Payments About to Increase for HAMP Recipients

Monthly Mortgage Payments About to Increase for HAMP Recipients

If you received a loan modification under the 2009 Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), beware!  Your mortgage payments are about to increase.

Earlier this year, the feds issued a quarterly report entitled the Special Inspector General of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or (SIGTARP), stating that around 782,748 homeowners who participated in HAMP will eventually see their monthly mortgage payments […]

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    Seven Requirements for Running a Lawful California Medical Marijuana Collective

Seven Requirements for Running a Lawful California Medical Marijuana Collective

The Medial Marijuana Program Act (MMPA) provides for a defense against criminal prosecution for someone operating a medical marijuana collective or cooperative in California.  But such business operators must follow a strict set of guidelines in order to stay within the bounds of this law.  A recent California court decision analyzed the important set of guidelines that must be […]