Check out Eric's post - ☛ Trinity county repeals its marijuana law
...The Trinity County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday repealed a year-old ordinance that allowed medical marijuana users to exceed state limits on how much marijuana residents could grow and keep....
"What we adopted last year ruined the fabric of the county," said Supervisor Wendy Reiss, who voted for the ordinance last year.... ☛ Redding Record Searchlight - Trinity repeals marijuana law - Complaints of commercial growers prompt revisit year later
As Eric points out, that's two counties making major changes in their policies - and with all the grow house problems in this county, we're probably not far behind.
From the article - "The emphasis of marijuana growing has changed in most cases from medicinal to profiteering," Craig told the board Tuesday. "I have 15 men to patrol 3,200 square miles and the increased quantity. It takes us eight hours to get to some parts of this county who have never seen a cop."
During a supervisors meeting earlier this month, officials with the county's health department reported that the ordinance has led to an increase in hundreds of violations that included guard dogs running loose, unpermitted dwellings, rentals being destroyed when they're converted into grow houses, and septic lines draining into the ground or creeks.
Left out diesel spills. Code Enforcement issues? And Pot? Imagine that.