SLO County board adopts ‘strict’ marijuana rules

The conservative majority of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors formally passed new marijuana rules that the liberal minority criticized as overly restrictive. Following months of discussion and numerous Read More …

SLO County officials continue battle over marijuana rules

Civil discourse dissolved into angry attacks as San Luis Obispo County Supervisors argued over marijuana regulations on Tuesday, a discussion set to continue Friday morning.

For almost a year, the board has attempted to direct staff to produce a draft cannabis ordinance based on board direction while several consultants have courted marijuana growers with claims county staffers are following their direction. Read More …

SLO County marijuana growers question county’s ethics

As the SLO County Board of Supervisors takes up the Planning Commission’s recommendations to approve a county’s marijuana ordinance, questions are being raised about claims of backroom deals and influence peddling for marijuana operations that will be worth millions of dollars.
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Marijuana grower offers sheriff $1 million bribe

Two marijuana manufacturers were charged Thursday with conspiring to commit bribery, bribery of a public official, conspiracy to manufacture marijuana, and manufacturing marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. On May 17, Read More …