Fresno County City Approves Medical Marijuana Service

lays groundwork for state regulation of marijuana. Coalinga has decided to move forward with those regulations, with hopes of establishing regulations for marijuana businesses by March.

CALIFORNIA: The Coalinga City Council has voted to allow a medical marijuana dispensary, commercial cultivation and delivery services within city limits, making it the first Fresno County city to embrace new state laws regulating pot. The Fresno Bee reports that the California Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act went into effect Jan. 1 and lays groundwork Read the full article…

Fresno County Supervisors Ban Any Medical Marijuana Growing

The ban includes fines of $1,000 per plant.

CALIFORNIA: Over objections of medical marijuana users, the Fresno County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday banned all marijuana cultivation in the county’s unincorporated areas starting in February. The ban includes fines of $1,000 per plant. The 5-0 vote by supervisors also adds a fine of $100 per plant for each day plants remain after the initial Read the full article…

Fresno County California Supervisors To Weigh Tougher Marijuana Rules

Fresno County Sheriff Department Lt. Rick Ko shows marijuana seized from two homes at Montecito and Clovis avenues in Fresno, CA.

CALIFORNIA:  Two revamped marijuana ordinance proposals — one that completely bans marijuana growing in Fresno County — will be before county supervisors on Tuesday. Both revisions are an effort to curtail the emergence of large, dangerous marijuana grows on the Valley floor that have been hotbeds for crime, officials say. The other proposal limits growers Read the full article…