California Senate Passes Banking Bill, Federal Lawmakers Host Cannabis Lobby: Week in Review

CHICO — The new Commercial Cannabis Advisory Committee met for the first time on Wednesday evening; the meeting was largely introductory and served as an overview of what the board hopes to accomplish in the next few months.

Members of the committee include City Council appointee and City Vice Mayor Alex Brown, representatives from the Downtown Chico Business Association, Chico State, Chico Unified School District, Butte County Public Health, and the Chico Chamber of Commerce, as well as a local cannabis expert, a local business owner and two community members-at-large.

Chico Mayor Randall Stone made a quick appearance at the start of the meeting, in which he told the assembled committee members that local marijuana regulation was a “challenging and certainly politically heated topic” but that he had faith in the board finding a solution that would work for both sides of the debate.

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Published at Fri, 24 May 2019 09:00:00 +0000

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