Richard, left, and Doug Burkett say cannabis could be godsend for their ranch. Photos by John Chadwell.

Government / Politics

Ranchers plead for county to pass cannabis cultivation ordinance, as supervisors pass tax ordinance for June ballot

Before considering and then passing a resolution to place a cannabis use tax on the June primary ballot, a number of South County ranchers spoke to the board, asking that they pass the cultivation ordinance .

JC Roddy spoke during the public comments portion of supervisors meeting.

Agriculture

Public comments sway supervisors in decision to reconsider medical marijuana ordinance

After public comments, supervisors vote 4-1 to take fresh look at a proposed marijuana ordinance