About the Sonoma County Growers Alliance

The mission of the Sonoma County Growers Alliance is to collaborate with and educate businesses, individuals, government and regulatory bodies in the cannabis industry.  We believe in developing and preserving the highest environmental, social and economic standards to ensure cannabis businesses participate within our community and thrive responsibility.

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The Sonoma County Growers Alliance was founded in 2015 in response to changes sweeping our industry.

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Sonoma County Growers Alliance shared Jim Wood for Assembly's event.

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California is about to open its first legal cannabis shops and it's posing a huge problem for local pot farms
“How do we bring that 50 per cent into compliance instead of pushing them into the black market? If this does not stay at the forefront of the conversation over the next two years we’re creating a massive problem,” Logan says. “We have to find a way to rehabilitate the business practices that are the response to decades-long prohibition and help them learn how to operate responsible businesses.”
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Growing marijuana has run in June’s family for three generations, a stretch that has seen universa...

2 weeks ago

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Ammishaddai IsraelMany county growers I know were excited by the idea of coming out of the shadows and finally having a legitimate business. But then back in December, the County Supervisors voted against grows in rural residential areas. There are thousands of of cottage growers in the county, and for many of them this was a major blow. For years they had been growing medical cannabis legally, investing tens of thousands of dollars and more in creating cooperative grows with friends and family, helping to make medicine for themselves and to share with the greater community. Suddenly, everything they built was illegal. They had to move to grow their medicine or stay in the shadows. For most people relocation was out of the question. They had kids in schools and had invested and established their grows with lots of hard work. If rural residential grows were permitted, especially outside of incorporated areas with lots of privacy, more people would come out of the woodwork and become legitimate businesses, pay taxes, and benefit the county.

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Fred F FreelandIt is a garden plant. Address the original lies and give everyone everywhere thier grow right back and the black market disappears completely. Those who want to stay in the legal market can and the rest is history. But the god damn leadership wont address those original lies. Only anything that makes them money and pads their coffers. So we end up with more lies on lies only to appease politicians bent on money lust, and never actual justice.

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Taylor FreyThe problem is that governments want to reinvent the wheel. They want to over tax and over regulate the cannabis market without giving legal protections. How can we create a supposed "legal " industry when the feds can still come in and shut any cannabis business down that they want. First things first we need to create laws to protect businesses who operate under the proposed ordinances. Only then will the black market farmers feel comfortable with going legal without adverse implications. I believe there is a sb currently being voted on that deals with exactly that, but as of now, governments who regulate cannabis are only looking to maximize their profit, not create a sustainable cannabis market.

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Edward SeatonBrokering... what sort of regs are going into place for those that Broker?

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