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Posted by: thepinetree on 01/11/2018 11:42 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/11/2018 11:42 AM
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Calaveras County Board of Supervisors Adopts a Ban Ordinance on Cannabis Cultivation ~ Timothy Lutz Calaveras CAO

San Andreas, CA...During the Special Meeting on cannabis held yesterday, January 10, 2018, the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors adopted a ban ordinance on the cultivation and commerce of cannabis within the County’s unincorporated areas. The ordinance limits the cultivation of cannabis for commercial and medical use to the limits imposed by California State law, which includes cultivating no more than six live cannabis plants per residence. Any cannabis grown within the legal limits of California law must be screened from public view and secured with child resistant locks.




The temporary permits issued under Calaveras County’s urgency ordinance shall automatically terminate within 90 days of the effective date of the ordinance. Growers who were previously allowed to cultivate cannabis under the urgency ordinance must restore the cannabis cultivation site to its former state within 24 months, including ensuring permits were completed and filed for any grading or water diversion activities conducted on the cultivation site.

The Board of Supervisors also authorized County staff to bring back for the Board to consider two measures for the June 5, 2018 election – one measure for a Countywide ban on cannabis cultivation and one for a regulatory ordinance. The scope of any regulatory ordinance for the ballot measure will still need to be defined by the Board of Supervisors at a future meeting date.


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Pot is here to stay
Posted on: 2018-01-11 11:51:54   By: Anonymous
 
Thats OK. Keep growing. The cops won't keep up. Plant marrijuana everywhere. God sent it to us for our pleasure. We must keep growing and not let this slow anything down. Pot is legal, grow it. Just grow baby grow, and keep growing those plants bigger and stronger and with more potency. The world needs it, Calaveras County needs it. Without commercial growing, Calaveras will have a continued stagnant economy. So grow pot and smoke pot and sit back and watch the economy of Calaveras shrivel up and die the slow death. But alas, the black market will thrive.

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    Re: Pot is here to stay
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 11:54:11   By: Anonymous
     
    Yea, the black market and cartels will take overr now.

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      Joder, idiotas...
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:55:21   By: Anonymous
       

      Joder, idiotas. Ahora nosotros, la gente del cartel de drogas estamos llegando. Si no quieres cultivarlo legalmente, lo haremos. La gente quiere esa mierda! ¡Podemos hacerlo realidad!


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        Re: Joder, idiotas...
        Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:56:26   By: Anonymous
         


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        Re: Illegal's
        Posted on: 2018-01-11 16:23:07   By: Anonymous
         
        its amazing that the Board of Supervisors banned commercial growing of dope. I applaud the supes who voted to ban it. Calaveras will not suffer because of the ban.

        And now we have illegals placing comments on the web.

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        Re: Joder, idiotas...
        Posted on: 2018-01-12 07:34:52   By: Anonymous
         
        These 500 plus hoop houses can now be put to good use. Tomatoes, lettuce etc are what the green house was designed for. Tomatoes 29 cents per pound. Lettuce 39 cents each, that is what we’re talking about. This county will be healthy once and for all..... looking forward to no more trash

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    Re: Trees of Pot
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:33:10   By: Anonymous
     
    There are breeders working on strains that will grow HUGE, like trees, and produce tons of really potent buds. The 6 plant limit is nothing because these plants will be the size of oaks and will grow really fast. They are even working on a perennial plant that can overrwinter and begin to grow in the spring. The goal is marijauna plants the size of redwoods!!

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      Re: Trees of Pot
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:36:26   By: Anonymous
       
      That would be SOOOOO cool.

      But probably really stinky.

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        Re: Trees of Pot
        Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:51:38   By: Anonymous
         
        won't smell as bad as cow *bleep*

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          Re: Trees of Pot
          Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:52:50   By: Anonymous
           
          And those wineries can really put out a smell. And all the pesticides they use too. You can smell them.

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            Re: Trees of Pot
            Posted on: 2018-01-11 13:14:11   By: Anonymous
             
            The wineries bring flies to Murphy's, can't sit outside and enjoy a meal.


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              Re: Trees of Pot
              Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:08:10   By: Anonymous
               
              could be cows, too.

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    Re: Pot is here to stay
    Posted on: 2018-01-12 05:51:03   By: Anonymous
     


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    Re: Pot is here to stay
    Posted on: 2018-01-14 20:49:49   By: Anonymous
     
    It’s Trump’s fault right?

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    Re: Pot is here to stay
    Posted on: 2018-01-15 00:04:05   By: Anonymous
     
    spoken like a true brain altered pot head

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    Children
    Posted on: 2018-01-29 16:23:36   By: Anonymous
     
    The "leadership" in the county is so appalling. Freaking bullies. Every county staff can't take it.

    RECALL them ALl

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Ballot Initiatve
Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:04:12   By: Anonymous
 
The SMART voters of the County will pass an ordinance to keep the number 1 industry alive and well and not let the black market reap the profits while the County goes broke. Have faith in the pot industry. They are smart. They know what they're up against and have been doing everything right while the naysayers can hardly muster up an argument that will hold up to the good people of Calaveras.

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    Re: Ballot Initiatve
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:26:28   By: Anonymous
     
    The growers have not been SMART. They have had a window of time to show people of the county that they can be a responsible industry worthy of legalization and acceptance. Instead they have planted and harvested in places that stink up residential neighborhoods, they have created eyesores, they've hired illegal workers, and they have not acted like responsible business people. They have acted like entitled hippys.

    I don't know how a vote will go, but if it is in favor of a ban, the legal growers of this county will have no one to blame but themselves. You were sitting on a gold mine with enormous profit potential, and you should have worked hard to keep your neighbors happy. Instead you pissed them off so badly you are being run out of town. Just STUPID.

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      Re: Ballot Initiatve
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:58:04   By: Anonymous
       
      They'll be plenty of money for the black market to make, so bleep the ballot initiative, just grow pot and don't worry about these crying babys who think pot has been run out of the County, cause it ain't. Ha, and never will, suck up that wonderful smell of fresh grown pot.

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    Re: Ballot Initiatve
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:38:04   By: Anonymous
     
    Measure D failed badly. Throw pot on the ballot as many times as you potheads want to. It will keep failing. Thousands of small businesses have created jobs and commerce in Calaveras County for 168 years without marijuana. We will be just fine without your drug money.



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      Re: Destined to Fail
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 12:50:51   By: Anonymous
       
      The County's economy was as flat as a runover cow turd until the potheads showed up to show ranchers how to really make some money off their land. You must like the smell of cows.

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      Re: Ballot Initiatve
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 13:01:45   By: Anonymous
       
      Look at the economy just booming in Calaveras County after 168 years. I can't keep up with the growth! The economic lifeline for this previously lifeless economy is pot.

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      Re: Thousands of small businesses
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:17:20   By: Anonymous
       
      Wow, what a huge economy these 1000's of businesses have created, Oh, and is that 1000s of FAILING businesses or long term viable businesses?

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        Re: Thousands of small businesses
        Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:55:08   By: Anonymous
         
        Long term successful businesses. There are many of us who have operated successfully and weathered many ups and downs in the national economy. You marijuana folks don't have anything good to say about the county, so why are you here? I grew up here and have easily been able to find continuous employment since I was about 14, and raised 2 kids here who also have always worked. Maybe I've been successful because I haven't been sitting around smoking pot (or drinking, or taking any other drugs) and waiting for someone else to take care of me.

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Ballot measures
Posted on: 2018-01-11 13:45:42   By: Anonymous
 
I must have turned the video off too early (after the vote and the yelling).
Will be interested to see what type of 'regulation' the BoS comes up with related to a ballot measure. If it is the same as what did not pass, then it's not truly viable . . . mostly because it closes the door on many of the family / small grow farmers.
If the Board could have compromised on the 50 acre minimum parcel size (as defined by code compliance and planning) or even the 40 acre minimum size which is more of a county standard, there was a potentially viable regulation.
The idea of a ballot initiatives could explain the silence from Garamendi and Oliveira. They refused to participate in the process since the process was looking very broken.
So now we have a ban. Growers have 24 months to revert the land. There is the potential for regulation being put to the community in June 2018. With regulation, the growers could pick up where they left off, except that they will more than likely be in fewer zones (for sure no residential) and with different parcel size, etc. requirements.
Short-term win for 'banners'. Potential long-term win for growers.

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    Re: Ballot measures
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:06:12   By: Anonymous
     
    After reading all the hateful posts from the growers I'm pretty sure anyone who was unsure will absolutely vote to ban now. Your cry baby threatening attitude shows your true colors.

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      Re: Ballot measures
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:15:06   By: Anonymous
       
      foolish and niave are the Banners cause me thinks the Banners will lose the ballot initiative. Burners will beat the Banners!

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      Re: Ballot measures
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:33:20   By: Anonymous
       
      After reading all the hateful posts from Banners Im sure anyone who was unsure will now join the logical reasonable folks who will vote in favor of commercial cultivation.

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        Re: Ballot measures
        Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:35:16   By: Anonymous
         
        And as a nonsmoker I can say my experience with pot growers has been great. Seem like nice people. Can't say the same about the many cowboys Ive met around here.

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          Re: nice people
          Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:36:54   By: Anonymous
           
          Over the last few years I've met marijuana farmers in my neighborhood and I find them very courteous people.

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            Re: nice people
            Posted on: 2018-01-11 14:56:56   By: Anonymous
             


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              WINE
              Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:49:51   By: Anonymous
               
              Alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths and 2.5 million years of potential life lost each year in the United States from 2006 – 2010, shortening the lives of those who died by an average of 30 years.

              Other perscriptive drugs kill about 100,000 per year.

              The rate of absolutely ZERO deaths from a marijuana overdose remains steady.

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                Re: WINE
                Posted on: 2018-01-12 08:38:32   By: Anonymous
                 
                shootings, nighttime thievery, highway patrolman recently killed, deputies shot, kids sick at school, ER visits common, yeah pot is great—-NOT!


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No Subject
Posted on: 2018-01-11 15:08:45   By: Anonymous
 
Did any of you notice that the Board of Supervisors passed a ban but also intend to have a ban on the ballot and also a regulatory measure on the June 5 ballot? So if the regulatory measure passes and the ban fails at that election, then it would seem this "ban" they just passed would be a non-existent thing

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 15:16:23   By: Anonymous
     
    I noticed and I think your understanding is correct.

    Could be much ado about nothing.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:50:32   By: Anonymous
     
    grow pot

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Restoration?
Posted on: 2018-01-11 15:29:45   By: Anonymous
 
Do the growers who were not permitted have to restore their properties too?

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    So June 6th Plant
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 16:04:34   By: Anonymous
     
    If the ban is overruled by ballot, You can plant June 6th. I would think the old EO would apply.
    Still plenty of time with started clones or plants to get a good crop in established grow pots etc.

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      Re: So June 6th Plant
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:50:04   By: Anonymous
       
      grow pot

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    Re: Restoration?
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:49:22   By: Anonymous
     
    No, grow pot

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    Re: Restoration?
    Posted on: 2018-01-14 19:59:47   By: Anonymous
     
    All of the growers should have to restore the damage they have done. The legal ones are not immune.

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    Re: Restoration?
    Posted on: 2018-01-14 19:59:56   By: Anonymous
     
    All of the growers should have to restore the damage they have done. The legal ones are not immune.

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Ban
Posted on: 2018-01-11 16:49:20   By: Anonymous
 
Thank you Supervisor Tofanelli, Mills and Clapp. You have done the right thing for the good people of Calaveras County. We are behind you 100%.


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    Re: Bent over
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:48:07   By: Anonymous
     
    Behind them and doing what???

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      Re: Bent over
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:48:39   By: Anonymous
       
      grow pot

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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 18:49:42   By: Anonymous
     
    grow pot

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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 19:10:40   By: Anonymous
     
    You can't speak for all of us.

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2018-01-11 20:30:44   By: Anonymous
       
      Wine > weed

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    Re: Ban
    Posted on: 2018-01-11 20:34:03   By: Anonymous
     
    Clapp, Tofanelli and Mills are complete idiots!

    The only economic prosperity this county has seen in 100 years is being thrown out of the county by them!

    Regulated Commercial Cannabis Cultivation on 20 acre plots of land allows economic prosperity!

    We could have bike trails and lanes and make our County safe again!

    Make Calaveras Great Again!

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      Re: Ban
      Posted on: 2018-01-12 15:27:30   By: Anonymous
       
      pow grot.

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      Re: Pot is here to stay
      Posted on: 2018-01-12 17:10:13   By: Anonymous
       
      spoken like a true brain altered pot head

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        Re: Pot is here to stay
        Posted on: 2018-01-15 00:35:52   By: Anonymous
         
        nipples.

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