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Supervisors to Vote on Urgency Pot Ordinance

It will be determined tomorrow (Tuesday) whether or not the ban on medical marijuana growing will be lifted in Nevada County. The Board of Supervisors will consider an urgency ordinance tomorrow that would lift the ban as promised after the defeat of Measure W last month. Board Chair Dan Miller says they’ve been working with growers on a compromise…

Listen to Dan Miller 1

A draft of the proposal outlines the number of plants that would be allowed based on the acreage of a particular parcel, but grows also would not be allowed at all in more populated areas. The issue will be discussed at the afternoon session beginning at 1:30pm. County staff will give a presentation, and then public comment will be taken. Miller says, though, that comment period will be limited…

Listen to Dan Miller 2

Board members will be able to make changes to the current proposal, but Miller says there will be a vote. Four of the five supervisors must vote in favor of the urgency ordinance for the growing ban to be lifted.

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