County supervisors take first step in cannabis equity policy
Last updated 1/27/2021 at 6:20pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday voted 4-1 for a set of policies intended to improve economic access and social equity in the cannabis industry.
The vote, with Supervisor Jim Desmond opposed, came after a lengthy public hearing and discussion among board members.
Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher, who proposed multiple ordinance changes with colleague Nora Vargas, described the action as "a strong step forward."
The marijuana policy overhaul, in the form of multiple ordinances, will be developed over the next six months and include community input before...