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Gibson, Hill, Tribune got it wrong

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OPINION By DAN CARPENTER After observing most of the public hearing including staff presentation, public comment, and deliberation by the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, I believe the majority made the right decision in upholding the appeal of... (Continue reading)

Nipomo marijuana dispensary shot down

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By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday against a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Nipomo. Supervisors Lynn Compton, Debbie Arnold and Frank Mecham voted against the facility primarily because of crime and traffic... (Continue reading)

Are owners of Ethnobotanica just blowing smoke?

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By KAREN VELIE The founder of a medical marijuana business attempting to open a dispensary in San Luis Obispo County has a lengthy criminal history, including a felony arrest and conviction for possession of a dangerous drug with intent to... (Continue reading)

Protect public safety, vote no on Nipomo pot shop

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OPINION By DICK WRIGHT On Nov. 3, the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will consider a minor use permit (MUP) application to establish a medical marijuana dispensary at 2122 Hutton Road in Nipomo. Many residents in Nipomo have... (Continue reading)

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs new marijuana legislation


Gov. Jerry Brown signed a trio of bills into law Friday that establish statewide rules on the growth, distribution and sale of marijuana. “This new structure will make sure patients have access to medical marijuana, while ensuring a robust tracking... (Continue reading)

California companies offer free marijuana to fire victims

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Medical marijuana product companies and dispensaries are teaming up to offer free cannabis to patients affected by a destructive Northern California wildfire. [LA Times] Through Oct. 7, companies Care By Design and AbsoluteXtracts are offering free marijuana products up to... (Continue reading)

Marijuana and assisted suicide bills go to California governor

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A series of medical marijuana regulations passed both houses of the California Legislature just prior to a midnight deadline, and a bill that would legalize assisted suicide also moved on to the governor’s desk Friday. Friday marked the final day... (Continue reading)

What bills are under consideration in California?


California lawmakers have just four days left in this year’s regular session, and more than 300 bills are awaiting action. [LA Times] Bills under consideration include proposals to fight climate change, legalize assisted suicide and increase tobacco and medical marijuana... (Continue reading)

California Legislature hurrying to pass marijuana regulations

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California lawmakers are trying pass a wide variety of medical marijuana regulations before voters may decide whether the state legalizes recreational pot. [Mercury News] Marijuana advocates are currently drafting multiple legalization initiatives that could appear on the California ballot. In... (Continue reading)

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The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors will vote on a proposed medical marijuana dispensary in Nipomo, now that the county has received an appeal of the project. Stephanie Kiel, the owner of Watsonville-based marijuana delivery service Ethnobotanica, is... (Continue reading)

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