Month: September 2015

Unraveling the Mystery – California’s Complicated New Marijuana Regulations

The tiered licensing structure of AB 266 is enough to make anyone wince. This chart simplifies it somewhat:   click image for a clearer view AB 266 Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act — Licensing Structure   A FEW PRODUCERS ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS LICENSING STRUCTURE AS FOLLOWS: (c) (1) In a jurisdiction that adopted a local ordinance, prior to July…

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Stop the Statewide Power Grab (AB266/SB643 & AB243) It’s Not Too Late!!

The California legislature has now officially passed AB266, AB243 and SB643. Contained within this triple threat of legislation are: prohibitions against patients growing more than a 100 square foot parcel without an expensive state license, even if there own county would have allowed it otherwise prohibitions against doctors writing “excessive prescriptions,” (excessive is not defined) prohibitions against caregivers providing free…

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Urgent Call To Action! California lawmakers reach agreement on regulating medical marijuana

  Urgent Call to Action California lawmakers reach agreement on regulating medical marijuana-LA TIMES We the public have not seen what is being voted on. They will not release the language before they vote. What is being hidden in this bill? Where is the transparency of government?   AB266 PHONE BLAST & MASS FAX BLAST!!!! Phone Blast: Governor Brown: (916)…

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Update On AB266, SB643 and AB243

Rumor is that AB266, SB643 and AB243 are far from dead. Apparently the California Legislature is scrambling to put together a workable bill based on alternate language handed down from Governor Jerry Brown’s office. Whether these guidelines contain the special favors and exemptions for Harborside and Measure D facilities or the cultivation monopolies lobbied by the Emerald Grower’s Association remains…

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What’s Up With Our State? Its Time For Action! Call The Governor

Having been present at the State Capitol this last week when AB266 and SB643 were pulled from suspense and being redirected by the Governors office I have obtained a copy of the first draft from reliable sources. As always I have to wonder if the patients needs are even being considered. if you have the opportunity to read David Downs…

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