Oroville - A new medical marijuana initiative seeking to replace
current Butte County marijuana laws with new regulations has gained
enough signatures to move forward to the Butte County Board of Supervisors.
Proponents for the Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce Measure
gathered nearly 12,000 signatures on petitions. The Butte County
Clerk-Recorder's Office verified 6,177 signatures, the number
required for such an initiative to move forward, on July 11.
The measure's proponents seek to repeal the county's current
marijuana laws, Chapter 34A of the Butte County code, and establish
new regulations. The measure will be addressed at the next board of
supervisors meeting July 26, where supervisors will have the option
to adopt the measure, or put it before voters in November or in a
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