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SCGA Chair of the Board on the Cannabis Advisory Committee

SCGA is proud to announce our Chair of the Board will be sitting on the Cannabis Advisory Committee, serving the community for a two year term!   Tawnie Logan said, “The Ad Hoc said it was incredibly difficult to select 20 from over a hundred applications, and I believe it. There are so many talented and active men and women in our community, I’m honored to share in this work.”   ‘We have a lot of work ahead of us, my focus is to help reconcile the changes between our cannabis ordinance which was based primarily on 2015 legislation to…

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A Message From Executive Director, Tawnie Logan

Friends, Three years ago, big changes were at California’s door, signaled by legalization in Colorado and Washington. SCGA was founded with the intention of unifying the cannabis community through education and representation while working to preserve our core values in the face of rapid change.  Once legislation passed in 2015, we set out to ensure that Sonoma County operators would have access to the regulated marketplace. That intention was no small feat; many of you know I had to lay down my shovel, and take my hands out of the dirt to focus on shaping policy for our future.  Together,…

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CalCannabis Releases Draft Program Environmental Impact Report for Public Review and Comment

From CalCannabis “Hello CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Stakeholders: The public comment period for the proposed medical cannabis cultivation regulations closed on June 14, 2017, and we sincerely appreciate your participation. Today we are excited to announce the release of the CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing *Draft Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for public review and comment.* This environmental report can be viewed here. The Draft PEIR provides information about the potential environmental effects associated with the adoption and implementation of statewide cannabis cultivation regulations. Additional information on the PEIR can be found by reading this Frequently Asked Questions handout on the environmental review process.…

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Gratitude for our Volunteers and Supporters

The Sonoma County Growers Alliance recently celebrated its 2nd full year of operations — advocating, educating and collaborating with regional government and the cannabis community to support balanced commercial cannabis policies. SCGA has made incredible progress and established a significant presence in the community. Over the past two years, there have been many individuals, board members, volunteers, staff and a growing membership who have put in the time and kept the focus necessary to solidify SCGA’s place and carry out its mission. The Alliance has laid the foundation of commercial cannabis advocacy and is expanding its service as your local…

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