Medical Marijuana Update |

Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee. On Tuesday, Lake County medical marijuana supporters handed in signatures for an initiative that would revise the county’s cultivation policies. The Medical Marijuana Control Act would allow four marijuana plants per parcel on properties of under an acre, limit collective gardens to 48 plants on rural properties of five acres or more, require fully fenced and locked garden areas, create a medical marijuana enforcement division in the Community Development Department and establish a medical marijuana enforcement officer position. It needs 2,115 valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot; proponents handed in more than 3,000 raw signatures. Also on Tuesday, the San Jose city council punted on its dispensary ordinance . The council delayed voting on its controversial measure until next week. The decision to postpone the vote came after hours of heated and emotional testimony on all sides of the issue. Illinois On Wednesday, the House approved medical marijuana for seizures . The House approved Senate Bill 2636 , which expands the state’s medical marijuana law to include both adults and minors suffering from seizure disorders.
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