Humboldt Reacts To Drive To Legalize Pot: Secretary Of State Says Proponents Can Start Gathering Signatures

Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos said he thinks it is rational to decriminalize marijuana and regulate it.

CALIFORNIA: As marijuana legalization advocates prepare another statewide ballot measure, the question remains: Will Humboldt County get on board this time?

Marijuana Legalization Measure Gets Go Ahead For Signature Gathering In California

The initiative aims to legalize the possession, use, cultivation, and sale of both marijuana and hemp.  Additionally, the initiative would have the Legislature pass new laws licensing and taxing the commercial sale of marijuana and regulating marijuana DUI laws.

CALIFORNIA: A new voter-driven initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in California has received approval from Secretary of State Debra Bowen to start gathering signatures to get the initiative onto the 2014 ballot.

New Long Beach City Rules For Medical Cannabis To Be Drafted

“It’s just gone berserk,” he said. “There’s no accountability, no paper trail. They’re not corporate entities. It’s a cash business.” A search for “Long Beach” on medical marijuana collectives mapping site weedmaps.com reveals at least 30 different delivery-only operations serving the city.

CALIFORNIA: In a reversal from what was originally proposed as a ballot initiative, the Long Beach City Council approved 8-0 to proceed with having the city attorney’s office draft an ordinance creating a conditional use permit (CUP) process under the city’s zoning laws to allow medical marijuana collectives to operate in Long Beach.

Officials Note Issues With Enforcing Shasta County's Marijuana Ordinance

Shasta County Sheriff's Agents

CALIFORNIA: This week, KRCR News Channel 7 flew over Shasta County’s mushrooming marijuana gardens with drug agents. In looking at the gardens one question arose – what is being done to keep the growers in line with the county ordinance?