Are You a Good Neighbor?

Be a Good Neighbor #dontbethatgrow   Issues with your neighbors can lead to unnecessary encounters with law enforcement. Trash, loud music, illegal parking, barking dogs, disputes with utility workers, domestic disputes and other nuisances should be avoided. Law enforcement agencies are required to investigate these reports and they will come to your location to seek… Continue reading Are You a Good Neighbor?

What is a Cannabis Business?

A gel cap machine used to make concentrated cannabis oil-infused products for Care By Design. Photo Credit: The CBD Guild.

Cannabis Businesses  ~ Creating New, Safe Economic Drivers for our Communities ~ The debate over cannabis legalization in California is over. The state released a set of rules in April that will strictly regulate every single aspect of the medical Cannabis Industry. In addition, local authorities are enacting similar measures that dictate not only how cannabis… Continue reading What is a Cannabis Business?

A Cal Growers Update on the Assembly Business and Professions Committee

For the last few weeks our partners at Cal Growers team has been focused on solutions to many of the issues we have seen with regulations and the trailer bill. On Tuesday May 23, the Assembly Business and Professions Committee met to discuss a series of issues that are important to all of us! As… Continue reading A Cal Growers Update on the Assembly Business and Professions Committee

First CAG Meeting Update

By Maria Herrera GRASS VALLEY, CA — Nearly a year after Measure W was formidably defeated, the much anticipated stakeholder process for a cannabis cultivation ordinance officially began Tuesday with a meeting at the Foothills Event Center that left standing room only for members of the public. The group, now commonly known as CAG, consists… Continue reading First CAG Meeting Update

Public Speaking is Important. Here is how to do it!

Code of Conduct “Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument.” – Desmund Tutu Long before we defeated Measure W last summer, we realized that the pitch-and-forks approach to public discourse just simply doesn’t work, especially when it comes to cannabis. Carving a community-minded path, where collaboration and education are at the helm of the  conversation,… Continue reading Public Speaking is Important. Here is how to do it!

More Updates From Sacramento! Get Involved…

JOINT SENATE BUDGET SUB-COMMITTEE HEARING FOCUSED ON CANNABIS REGULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION: HERE IS WHY YOU SHOULD CARE… Thursday, May 4 Sacramento – Lawmakers, regulatory agencies and stakeholders met Thursday afternoon to deliberate the future of regulated cannabis in California at a Joint Senate Budget and Oversight Hearing focused on Cannabis Regulatory Implementation. There were a… Continue reading More Updates From Sacramento! Get Involved…

Regulations Are Here…But you still have a say!

CDFA Releases Draft Regulations on California’s Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program SACRAMENTO, April 28, 2017 — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today released proposed regulations for the state medical cannabis cultivation and licensing program. Release of the draft regulations marks the official start of a 45-day public comment period provided under California law. All… Continue reading Regulations Are Here…But you still have a say!

Cannabis Legislation Map

For some, understanding the cannabis legislative landscape is like understanding Chinese. However, these bills and pieces of legislation will affect the very existence of the cannabis grower in the future and gaining a basic understanding is a major first step. We are here to help you. Let’s start with this: Here’s a good blueprint of… Continue reading Cannabis Legislation Map

The Board of Equalization wants to keep you informed!

Hello CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Stakeholders:   The Board of Equalization (BOE) is committed to providing the most up-to-date information about The Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016 (Prop 64) and compliance with the various tax laws associated with the cultivation and sales of cannabis and cannabis products in California. The BOE will email those… Continue reading The Board of Equalization wants to keep you informed!