HCGA supported and helped drive this bill to reserve appellations of origin specifically for cannabis plants grown in the ground, under full sun, without the
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
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.
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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