Sonoma County Cannabis Industry Claims Looser Permit Requirements Could Help Boost Tax Revenue (Aired: July 30, 2020)

When Sonoma County shut down this spring, cannabis businesses, deemed essential, were allowed to stay open. Now that the county is wrestling with a plunge in tax revenues, marijuana growers and sellers see an opportunity. Loosen permitting and other restrictions, they say, and we can guarantee a boost in cash for the county. Alexa Wall, chair of the Sonoma County Growers’ Alliance, spoke with KRCB’s Adia White about the industry’s offer of help.  

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(Photo: Cannabis dispensaries have continued to operate throughout the pandemic – Wikimedia Commons)