County to consider limits on medical marijuana collectives

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will take up one of California’s more polarizing issues of recent years, medical marijuana collectives.

The board will consider whether to limit medical marijuana collectives to industrial-zoned land 1,000 feet from properties zoned residential, schools, churches, playgrounds and other collectives.

A report from the county Planning Commission notes that the restrictions would leave 15-20 parcels available for marijuana collectives in unincorporated areas.

Industrial sites are necessary because of the equipment needed to grow the plants. Fires at private homes converted into indoor marijuana grows are not uncommon because of the required lighting.

The board of supervisors has been criticized over the years for not implementing California’s “Compassionate Use Act,” which was passed by voters in 1996.

The county has had a moratorium on marijuana collectives while zoning regulations were developed. The collectives are required by state law to operate on a non-profit basis.

Related posts:

  1. 2009: Supervisors saw cuts, sheriff battle and medical marijuana dispute
  2. County seeks bids for replacing women’s jail
  3. Council committee on medical marijuana OKs dispensary guidelines
  4. Poll: Majority support regulating medical marijuana dispensaries
  5. City takes step toward increased regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries

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