Dept. of Food and Ag provides a glimpse at cannabis businesses

Recently the California Department of Food and Agriculture released the responses to a survey assessing the number of businesses considering seeking a state license to cultivate cannabis. The survey also assessed the number of businesses seeking licensure in another segment of the regulated cannabis marketplace. 

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State agencies to hold outreach meetings

The state agencies responsible for licensing cannabis businesses will be holding several meetings throughout the state over the next several weeks and months. These meetings are an important part of the regulatory process. The meetings are an opportunity for you to learn more and have conversations directly with the people who will be drafting the regulations in the early stages of the process. 

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CAL GROWERS CALLS ON ALL GROWERS TO PARICIPATE IN AGENCY SURVEY

(Sacramento) On Monday the California Department of Food and Agriculture's Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program (MCCP) launched an online survey. is preparing to issue state cannabis cultivation licenses beginning in January 2018.  The MCCP is seeking to get a sense of how many applicants the State can expect to apply for licensure or use the Track and Trace system.

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July 7 Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

CGA Board Mtg: July 7 2016

 

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Cannabis is a unique opportunity to develop small farm friendly stream flow protections

In the shadow of prohibition and regulatory uncertainty a diversity of practices has developed. This diversity of practices is reflected in the licensing framework in the legislation. This tiered licensing framework was a high priority to our organization last year and provides and important foundation for tiered requirements and fees.

 

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COALITION CALLS FOR EFFECTIVE, DYNAMIC AND FAIR REGULATIONS IN LA

Groups representing small/mid-sized and minority owned businesses, permits call for effective, dynamic and fair regulations. “Currently the marketplace in Los Angeles is controlled by relatively few businesses. Under the existing system, only the well positioned and well capitalized can participate in the regulated marketplace. This forces many in the city into the shadows and ensures that low income communities will continue to face disproportionate negative impacts of cannabis commerce," explained Hezekiah Allen. 

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COALITION CALLS FOR GREATER EQUITY IN LOS ANGELES CANNABIS MARKETPLACE

On Monday, July 18 the Coalition for Responsible Permitting announced the launch of a new campaign calling for greater diversity in the Los Angeles Cannabis Marketplace.  

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July 7 Agenda: Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the California Growers Association will meet on Thursday July 7th in Sacramento. Please RSVP here if you are planning to attend. 

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Proposition 64: The Adult Use of Marijuana Act

We have a strong consensus on regulated adult use: Prohibition has been a costly failure. However, there are significant concerns over “how” and “when” adult use is regulated. We support regulation for cannabis farms and businesses that protects natural resources and public safety while creating local economic opportunity for independently owned farms and businesses.

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Cal Growers welcomes new team member

California Growers Association is pleased to introduce our newest team member, Susan Riggs. Susan has joined CGA as a consultant as the Director of Community Development and Local Engagement.

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