Humboldt County Supervisors Extend Ban On Pot Dispensaries: Marijuana Subcommittee To Work On Regulation

CALIFORNIA: The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to continue a ban on new medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Humboldt County until an ordinance to regulate the businesses is developed and approved.

”I want to make it clear that my intent is to only have it there until we have the rules in place,” 4th District Supervisor Virginia Bass said.

In a 3-1 vote, with 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace dissenting and 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell absent, the board directed county counsel to work with the board’s medical marijuana subcommittee on a way to limit the number of dispensaries and where they would be allowed to set up shop. [Read more…]