On Tuesday morning, HCGA’s policy committee voted unanimously to approve comments in response to proposed federal cannabis legislation, the Cannabis Opportunity And Administration Act (CAOA), in the U.S. Senate. The comments focus on treating cannabis equitably as an agricultural product, protecting the Humboldt County name, and creating a fair federal tax structure. Read the full comments.
In February, U.S. Senators released a statement announcing their intention to pursue federal cannabis legalization through the U.S. Senate in 2021. HCGA, in coalition with other legacy producing regions, sent the Senators a letter requesting to be included as stakeholders as the details of this legislation is developed