San Bernardino County requests $10 million in state funding to help clean up environmental damage at hundreds of illegal cultivation sites.

San Bernardino County requests million in state funding to help clean up environmental damage at hundreds of illegal cultivation sites.
CANNANNEW REPORT

San Bernardino County, Calif., is backing attempts at the state level to crack down on illicit cannabis grows. The county is supporting legislation in the California Assembly and Senate that would increase fines for illegal cannabis cultivation and target groundwater pollution caused by illicit grow sites, according to the Mohave Valley Daily News. “Illegal cannabis farming is devastating the desert communities of San Bernardino County,” Curt Hagman, chairman of the San Bernardino Board of Supervisors, told the news outlet. “The county is determined to stop this terrible damage to the environment and to protect the lives and property of our residents from lawless criminals.” The county has also requested $10 million in state funding to help clean up environmental damage at hundreds of illegal cultivation sites, the Mohave Valley Daily News reported. California voters legalized cannabis in 2016 through Proposition 64, which allows the home cultivation of six plants for personal use and reduces the penalty for illegal cannabis cultivation from a felony to a misdemeanor. Read more at.  https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/san-bernardino-county-backs-california-legislation-to-combat-illicit-cannabis-grows/

Excerpt only …
READ MORE BELOW
Source : San Bernardino County requests million in state funding to help clean up environmental damage at hundreds of illegal cultivation sites.

reposted by Cannabis News World

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.