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Ukiah City Council approves dispensary ordinance and hears results of a hotel study

Over the objections of a local physician, the Ukiah city council passed a dispensary ordinance. They also learned that Ukiah is a “secondary to tertiary market” for a high-end hotel.

County supes consider draft canna-biz licenses in public workshop

Supervisors and the public discussed licenses for cannabis business in a January public workshop.

Tensions flare in supes’ negotiations over pot ordinances

The board of supes' agenda was full of proposed ordinances, as county counsel scrambles to come up with a stopgap recreational ordinance. Gjerde declares a possible dealbreaker.
Board of Supervisors

After the Mendocino Town Plan update, the supes decide to complain to the Coastal...

The supes decided to draft a letter of complaint to the California Coastal Commission about an analyst described as “a rogue employee.” Her boss says that characterization is “unfair.” Also: supervisors replace an MCERA board member and hear from Jerry Ward.

Wood challenges feds on cannabis, sponsors legislation forbidding co-operation with enforcement

The bill would prohibit state and local agencies from cooperating with federal enforcement efforts of people engaging in legal cannabis activity.