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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another legal fight is underway over home marijuana delivery in California.
A cannabis company is suing Santa Cruz County, claiming that it's violating state law by prohibiting deliveries by out-of-county retailers into a swath of unincorporated areas.
The East of Eden Cannabis Co. lawsuit filed last week in Superior Court in Santa Cruz County comes as the latest development in a thorny fight over who decides where pot can be delivered.

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   INDIO (CNS) - Marijuana consumers, cultivators, state and local officials will congregate in the Coachella Valley today and tomorrow (Monday and Tuesday) for the 2019 SoCal Cannabis Summit, highlighting commercial opportunities in the region, as well as clarifying some of the hazier aspects of the regulatory schemes affecting growers and sellers throughout Riverside County and the state.

RivCo Supervisors Establish Provisional Steps For Licensing Cannabis Businesses

Jan 30, 2019
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   RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Overcoming reservations, Riverside County
supervisors yesterday (Tuesday) tentatively adopted specific processes by which marijuana
growers and sellers can obtain permits to do business in unincorporated
communities, though components of the regulatory framework still need to be
refined.
   ``We've been at this a long time,'' Board of Supervisors Chairman
Kevin Jeffries said before the 4-1 vote. ``We clearly have work to do, because
there are a number of concerns. It's not the Christmas tree that everybody
wanted.''

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Faith and marijuana in Jurupa Valley is the subject of our next story.  The Vault Church of Open Faith is unique among Inland Empire churches - it's also a marijuana dispensary.  Or, it was, until the city of Jurupa Valley shut it down.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper attended services, and has this story.

MERCY: “Alright. Thank you guys for all coming today. My name’s Mercy…”

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The San Bernardino City Council continues to defy the will of the city's voters by once again extending a moratorium on the legal sale of recreational and medicinal marijuana within the city.  KVCR's Benjamin Purper has more.

Looking at the Eco-impact of Marijuana Grows

Nov 22, 2017

Pot farming and the timber industry leave very different marks on forests, according to University of California researchers who want to know more about the ecological impact of growing marijuana. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitirc has more.

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Recreational marijuana businesses will soon be legal in California.  It's unclear what - if any - enforcement will come from the federal government.  But a bill in the state Legislature would limit state and local law enforcement from teaming up with the feds on certain marijuana cases.  Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.

In the High Desert last month, the Victor Valley College board discussed offering marijuana research as a subject for students.  The Mayor of Adelanto attended the meeting to make what college board members called, "a pretty unbelieveable offer."  Charity Lindsey broke the story for the Victor Valley Daily Press, and has a report from KVCR.