Medical Marijuana Advocates Object To County Water Rule

CALIFORNIA:  The Sacramento Board of Supervisors amended a water wasting regulation to exclude mention of medical marijuana, but advocates who testified at the meeting say they are still unhappy about the the regulation’s intent.

The regulation originally specifically mentioned illegal marijuana grows, which would be subject to a $500 fine per plant for water wasters.

The language was included by Supervisor Roberta McGlashen, who two years ago successfully introduced a ban on outdoor medical marijuana grows. Up to nine plants can still be grown indoors.

Even before a long line of protestors testified, Board Chair Phil Serna intended to introduce a substitute amendment that took the marijuana language out, saying that any illegal activity that wastes water would be subject to enforcement.

 

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