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Posted on Blogs by · September 22, 2014 11:00 AM
- Message from the CA Director: Local bans call for action. Are you ready?
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- Take Action Now: Tell Riverside County Not to Ban Cultivation
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- Chapter & Affiliate Meetings: None this week
Pictured: Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors delayed a vote on an ordinance banning medical cannabis cultivation in the unincorporated areas of Riverside County until November 25. That is good news for local advocates, who need more time to rally the base in opposition to the proposed ban. See the Take Action section of this message to find out what you can do to help right now.
The proposal by Supervisor Jefferies is the latest in a series of moves by local governments to roll back the right of legal patients and caregivers to cultivate medical cannabis. Lake County banned cultivation in June, and the ACLU is currently challenging a ban adopted by Fresno County in March. Other cities and counties may soon follow suit.Read more