Policy Committee Approves HCGA Policy Strategic Plan

On February 24, HCGA’s newly-seated policy committee approved a 2020 policy strategic plan designed to preserve, protect and enhance Humboldt County’s world-renowned cannabis industry.

The strategic plan sets out major five policy priorities for 2020:

  1. Reduce and streamline taxes.
  2. Protect the integrity of appellations and county of origin.
  3. Reduce regulatory burden on independent businesses.
  4. Reduce barriers to cannabis cooperatives.
  5. Ensure the viability of Humboldt businesses in interstate commerce.

While HCGA’s policy positions will continue to expand and evolve throughout the year, the strategic plan sets a basic framework for our advocacy in the coming year. HCGA’s full policy strategic plan is available [[here]].

2021 HCGA Policy Strategic Plan

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.

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