On behalf of licensed Humboldt cannabis businesses, HCGA requested a conversation to address barriers to on-farm trimming on permitted cannabis farms. On-farm trimming has emerged as a top priority for small and independent farms who are seeking to establish a craft cannabis brand.
On 2/9/21, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place a permanent moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp in Humboldt County.
On Tuesday, February 9, the Board of Supervisors heard a report from the County Economic Development Department, followed by a presentation from the Humboldt County Visitors Bureau (HCVB), on their plan to market Humboldt County's tourism resources for the next three years.
The new site features a streamlined, modern design, member profiles, and easy access to policy news and supply chain connections to help the industry thrive and position itself in the market.
On Monday 1/11/21, HCGA's policy committee approved an initial set of comments on the MORE Act by unanimous vote. These comments will be shared with policymakers and form a basis for an initial HCGA federal policy platform.
Based on the results of the HCGA policy survey, discussions with membership, historic HCGA policy priorities, and a sense for the policy issues most likely to emerge in 2021, staff has proposed, and HCGA’s policy commitee has approved, the following policy priorities.
HCGA 2020 Cannabis Legislative Recap After a year of legislative work in California, the deadline for Governor Newsom to sign or veto legislation was today, September 30. On September 29,…
Harvest is over for the year and Lorelie Sandomeno surveys her farm. At 2500’ elevation in the northeastern mountains of Humboldt County, Sunrise Mountain Farms is bordered by national forest…
On December 4, the House of Representatives passed the MORE Act by a vote of 228-164. Here is HCGA's analysis.
In November, HCGA’s members completed a survey on their top legislative and regulatory policy priorities for 2021.