Dear Alliance Member, We want to hear from you!! The Nevada County Cannabis Alliance has worked for almost two years to advocate for a cultivation ordinance that works for most people. The process has not been easy and we have realized some wins and loses along the way. It is important for our organization to… Continue reading Draft Ordinance Feedback
Nevada City Measure F (Local Cannabis Taxes) Alliance Statement Measure F is a ballot question for the June 5 election that asks Nevada City voters whether to tax cannabis businesses, and setting forth taxation rates. A YES vote is a vote in favor of taxing commercial marijuana businesses at rates of $7 per canopy square… Continue reading Yes on Measure F
Nevada County First Draft of Cultivation Ordinance Wins & Losses WINS Temporary Permits for Summer 2018! Symbolically a huge victory for the cannabis community. This is the first time that the Board of Supervisors have gone against staff recommendations in support of cultivators. However, before jumping in, realize that the temporary permitting structure will… Continue reading The Good and The Bad
April 19, 2018 — Nevada City, CA. The Nevada City Planning Commission approved four more new cannabis businesses at its regular meeting Thursday April, 19. The approvals come two weeks after city officials were able to clear the backlog of cannabis business applications. The following businesses were approved to operate in Nevada City: Revive Organics,… Continue reading Nevada City Approves More Cannabis Businesses
CDTFA recently released a guide to Determining Tax on Whole Dry Cannabis plants sold to Manufacturers. Here is what the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration had to say: As a cultivator, you are responsible to pay the cultivation tax on all harvested cannabis entering the commercial market. Your distributor or manufacturer is required… Continue reading Dear Grower, Here is How to Calculate Taxes!
Perhaps the most anticipated moment for the local cannabis industry has arrived: A special Board of Supervisors meeting has been confirmed for May 1 with Cannabis as its sole purpose. The BOS is expected to see the first draft of a cannabis ordinance, hear comments from the public, deliberate on the specifics of the cultivation… Continue reading First Draft of Cannabis Ordinance!
By now you have seen the signs, the Facebook events for candidate forums, and even early endorsements from advocacy and trade organizations. You may know that there is an election, but do you know what is at stake? The following offices are up for grabs on June 5th: COUNTY NONPARTISAN OFFICES Nevada County Supervisor, District… Continue reading THE JUNE 5 ELECTION
By Maria Herrera and Maggie Philipsborn Having Michael Funk be the guest speaker at a joint Social Mixer with the Greater Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce was historic for the cannabis community on many levels. More than one hundred people attended the event at the Foothills Event Center… Continue reading Michael Funk inspires Alliance and Business Community Members with his Message at monthly Social Mixer
The Board of Supervisors talked cannabis again at its March 27th meeting, when an item on the agenda called on the five elected officials to make decisions regarding putting a cannabis tax on the ballot for the November election. However, the Alliance brought up once again the issue of having the CEQA required Environmental Impact… Continue reading March 27 BOS Meeting and Cannabis Taxes
At the recent Board of Supervisor’s meeting, Alliance Director Diana Gamzon reminded the Board of Supervisors of several other options for enacting an ordinance while the CEQA required Environmental Impact Report is completed other than the currently presented to the board by county staff. Here is the statement read at the meeting:. You can watch… Continue reading Our Message to the BOS regarding CEQA