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Consideration of Cannabis Regulations

for the City of San Luis Obispo

 

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS/MEETINGS

October 23, 2017, 5:30-8 pm - Community Room at the San Luis Obispo County Public Library 


 


 

PROVIDE FEEDBACK ONLINE

https://www.peakdemocracy.com/5526

 

CURRENT CITY POLICY

Adopted by the City Council in March 2017, Ordinance 1633 – Expressly prohibits all commercial and industrial, medical and recreational uses of cannabis within the City. 

 

COUNCIL DIRECTION

Council provided direction to Staff to:

  • Monitor developments in other jurisdictions
  • Monitor development at the Federal level
  • Engage the community regarding various land use and taxation alternatives that may be appropriate
  • Return to the City Council with a recommendation

The City is planning to adopt new cannabis regulations that will coincide with the Zoning Regulations update in late spring or early summer 2018. Staff has prepared a presentation that discusses in more detail the City's work on cannabis regulations to date. 

 

DEVELOPMENT OF CALIFORNIA CANNABIS LAWS

1996: Proposition 215, Compassionate Use Act

2003: SB 420, Medical Marijuana Program

2015: Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act

2016: Proposition 64, Adult Use of Marijuana Act

2017: SB 94, Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) – combined Medical and Adult Recreational Use Regulations

 

STATE AGENCIES INVOLVED

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http://cannabis.ca.gov/

Licensing Authorities

 

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

California Department of Public Health
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 The CDPH is committed to providing facts to make safe and informed choices. CDPH is working to increase awareness about cannabis and how it affects bodies, minds and health by sharing science based information. (https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/DO/letstalkcannabis/Pages/LetsTalkCannabis.aspx

 

 

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DUI doesn’t mean just booze.  Just like drunk driving, driving under the influence of drugs is a crime – even if your impairment is due to prescribed medications, illicit drugs, over-the-counter medications or marijuana – medical or recreational. The legal and monetary consequences are the same – up to $10,000 in fines, fees and insurance costs, restricted licensing, days off work to go to court, a criminal record and more. Watch the California Office of Traffic Safety’s ad on Driving Under the Influence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jaaz4LH3hfs&feature=youtu.be

 

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Prevention of Substance Abuse For our Youth (POSAFY) Early childhood education on substance abuse is the key to safeguarding youth. (http://www.posafy.org/)

FAQs

  • Will the no smoking ordinance apply to cannabis?
  • Can I deliver cannabis in the City?
  • Can I grow cannabis within the City?
  • Can I sell cannabis or cannabis products within the City?
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