Articles From : Melinda Burns
Sidestepping the Cannabis Caps
New rules would promote local processing and boost tax revenues, county supervisors say.
County Approves Second Cannabis “Grow” for Central Coast Agriculture
Supervisors brush aside coalition’s concerns about water supply, air pollution
Ever-Bloom Tries to Clear the Air
Carpinteria cannabis greenhouse gets a green light for new odor-control technology, but critics vow to appeal
Cannabis Project Next to Pence Vineyards is Withdrawn
Owners cite family’s ‘competing business interests’
Partial Ceasefire in Carpinteria’s Cannabis Wars
Former foes sign a pact to get rid of the stench of pot.
Stricter Permits for Outdoor Cannabis Projects?
After years of controversy, the county Board of Supervisors may tighten the rules.
Helios Dayspring’s Shoddy North County Operations
Indicted cannabis grower could lose the last of his state licenses to operate here.
County Releases Documents on Cannabis Storefront Selections
For some applicants and residents, it’s too little, too late.
County Approves “Gargantuan” Cannabis “Grow” for the Sta. Rita Hills
Vintners fear their premium wine grapes and tasting rooms will suffer
Carpinteria Cannabis Deals: The Pushback
Warehouse opponent vows to take her fight to the state level, if necessary.
State Knocks “Deficiencies” in Cuyama Valley Groundwater Plan
Dropping well water levels, threats to water quality and wetlands need more study, officials say.
Cannabis Grower Faces Penalties for “Serious” Air Pollution
Diesel generators at two operations west of Buellton spewed toxic exhaust for up to 343 days, authorities say.
Big Win for Cannabis Industry in Superior Court
Santa Barbara judge upholds county review and zoning permit for Busy Bee’s Organics near Buellton
Cannabis Operator, Winemaker Make Peace in the Sta. Rita Hills
Grower agrees not to sue over any pesticide “drift” from grapes.
The Bar Has Been Raised
Santa Barbara County Supervisors approve first outdoor cannabis “grow” with strict controls on the stench of pot.
Carpinteria Cannabis Plaintiffs Sell Home Next to Ever-Bloom
Giant greenhouse pot operation was fouling the air, they say.
County Extends State Water Contract to 2085
Supervisors delay a decision on how and where surplus water can be sold.