SACRAMENTO—Yesterday and today, two bills authored by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) to fight escalating prescription drug costs received bipartisan approval by the full Assembly, and both are on their way to the Senate.
MENDOCINO CO., 5/14/17 — Sacramento is sending some money to the North Coast for “illegal” cannabis grow clean up. In a press release, Assemblyman Jim Wood (D – Santa Rosa) trumpeted a line-item of $1.5 million as a win for environmental protection in the Emerald Triangle. Governor Jerry Brown’s new revised budget proposal will allocate this money to the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) “Fisheries Restoration Grant Program.”
An issue quietly plaguing Northern California’s forests for decades is finally coming to the surface as legalization sweeps the Golden State and mountain growers are forced out of the woodwork.
Governor Jerry Brown outlined $1.5 million in the Revised May Budget, to fund environmental clean-up of illegal cannabis grow sites in Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties. Assemblymember Jim Wood comments. Sydney Morrone reports.
Gov. Jerry Brown is setting aside $1.5 million in the state budget to fund the cleanup of illegal marijuana grow sites in Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties, according to a press release from Assemblyman Jim Wood’s office. “Our beautiful pristine forests have become havens for these illegal grow sites,” said Wood, who represents the three counties.
Assembly member Jim Wood (D- Healdsburg) has just announced that the administration is providing $1.5 million in the state budget to fund environmental cleanup of illegal cannabis grow sites in Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties. “Our beautiful pristine forests have become havens for these illegal grow sites,” said Mr. Wood, who represents these North Coast counties. “These illegitimate growers have continued to ignore not only state laws for farming cannabis, but have left these sites ravaged by lethal chemicals, clear-cutting and thousands of pounds of trash.”
SACRAMENTO--The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct its 25th annual national food drive on Saturday, May 13. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country’s largest single-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need in your community.
California Gov. Jerry Brown is earmarking $1.5 million in his May revise budget for cleanup of environmental damage caused by illegal marijuana farms within the state’s cultivation heartland in Humboldt, Mendocino and Trinity counties. “These illegal grow sites do untold damage to forests and wildlife along the North Coast and with Assemblymember [Jim] Wood’s leadership, we’re doing something about it,” Brown said in a Wednesday statement.