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Pot Measure Wording Faces Legal Challenge

Nevada County’s Medical Marijuana measure is on hold, for now. A judge has temporarily stopped Measure W because of a writ filed to have the measure thrown out. Forrest Hurd has an eight year old son who is dependent on medical marijuna for a treatment of a rare form of epilepsy. He says he wanted the Board of Supervisors to make an exception to the ordinance that would ban outdoor grows…

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Hurd says the Board wouldn’t listen to his request, so he had no choice but to challenge the entire measure…

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Hurd says his son is being categorized as a ‘poster child’ for commercial growers in the medical marijuana industry…

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A hearing was held on Friday, but was continued until tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8:30am. A decision by the judge is expected sometime on Tuesday.

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