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Defeat of Measure W Means Win For Pot Growers

A defeat for Measure W is a victory for medical marijuana growers. The controversial measure was defeated by a 58 to 42 percent margin. Hezekiah Allen with the California Growers Association is pleased…

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Allen says he was little surprised that the victory was so decisive…

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Allen says he hopes the Board of Supervisors listened to the voters last night. Measure W would have banned all outdoor grows in the county and limited the number of plants grown indoors.

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June 9, 2016

Linda Jensen

Mr. Allen and other growers should be careful not to take the defeat of Measure W as a sign that a majority of county voters necessarily favor growing marijuana. Some voters may have felt Measure W was not the way to go about limiting pot grows.

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