Marin County CA To Seek Way To Provide Medical Marijuana

"Given the federal law and recent enforcement actions, we are not taking action to change our land use and zoning codes for the permitting of marijuana dispensaries," the board agreed.

CALIFORNIA:  Marin County officials are coming to the rescue of those who need medical marijuana.

The Board of Supervisors is working on a program it hopes will provide the sick with a marijuana outlet while protecting the county from legal liability — and without raising the ire of federal regulators.

The move comes as the county’s only medical permitted marijuana provider, Marin Holistic Solutions at 200 Tamal Plaza in Corte Madera, is scheduled to go out of business in May when it loses its lease.

The broad outline of a plan in which the county issues a request for proposals from marijuana vendors, reviews them and anoints one or two to operate in suitable unincorporated areas was sketched privately by officials following a call to arms by Supervisor Steve Kinsey this week.

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