Santa Maria Sun, November 6, 2019

How much time do you think Santa Barbara County has to waste on appeals to cannabis projects? 

If the county Planning Commission’s nine-hour hearing on Oct. 30 is any indication, apparently county staffers just have a ton of idle time to spend listening to people whine about cannabis. Yeah, guys. Nine hours. On one item. 

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Santa Barbara Independent, November 5, 2019

There’s a long history of people putting weed in wine. You basically just add a bunch of heated cannabis flowers to fermenting wine, let it sit for five days, strain out the leaves, then allow the batch to age another 8 to 12 months. There’s a little more to it than that, but it’s pretty simple. And totally illegal.

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Noozhawk, November 5, 2019

The first year of voter-approved cannabis tax revenues brought in $6.7 million for Santa Barbara County, which is higher than expected, and the Board of Supervisors decided not to spend the surplus yet.

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Green Entrepreneur, November 4, 2019

Carpinteria, Calif., once blossomed with chrysanthemums, lilies, and hydrangea, but the market for American-grown cut flowers started to wither under the spell of cheaper imports.

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Lompoc Record, November 2, 2019

Flush with cannabis tax revenues that came in more than $1 million higher than estimated for the 2018-19 fiscal year, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors will consider a range of purchases and projects to spend the money on at Tuesday’s meeting in Santa Barbara.

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