New California State Regulations for Cannabis Industry, July 17, 2017

UPDATE July 17, 2017. New California State Regulations The Governor has signed a new bill, SB 94, entitled the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which took effect immediately. MAUCRSA integrates the state’s medical-only regulations passed by the legislature (a.k.a. MCRSA) with the adult-use rules approved by the voters under Prop. 64,…

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Conditional Use Permit for Marijuana Cultivation

Here is some useful information regarding Conditional Use Permits and Business Permit Applications for the City of Sacramento: Conditional Use Permits(CUP) and requests for Site Plan and Design Review are known as “Planning Entitlements.” Planning entitlement applications for marijuana cultivation are filed with the Planning Division at the Community Development Department by appointment. Appointments will…

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Sacramento Cultivation

On February 2, 2016, the Sacramento City Council passed both an amendment to the Planning and Development Code (Title 17 of the Sacramento City Code) to allow cultivation in specified industrial, agricultural and commercial zones, and a moratorium on cultivation. Last night, Council extended the moratorium on cultivation for an additional 6 months, with the…

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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…

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