Chapter 9.86 REGULATION OF MEDICAL CANNABIS ACTIVITIES 9.86.050
Cannabis cultivation prohibited. Cannabis cultivation for any purpose is prohibited in the unincorporated areas of the county. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).
9.86.040 Permissive zoning
For the purposes of Section 11362.777 of the California Health and Safety Code, Title 21 “Zoning” of the Stanislaus County Code shall be construed under the principles of permissive zoning so that no cannabis activities are permitted uses except where specifically allowed. No cannabis activity shall be construed as an allowed use in any zoning district unless the words “cannabis” or “marijuana” are expressly used in the subject section. (Ord. CS 1170 §2, 2016).
Assembly Bill No. 243 CHAPTER 688
An act to add Article 6 (commencing with Section 19331), Article 13 (commencing with Section 19350), and Article 17 (commencing with Section 19360) to Chapter 3.5 of Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, to add Section 12029 to the Fish and Game Code, to add Sections 11362.769 and 11362.777 to the Health and Safety Code, and to add Section 13276 to the Water Code, relating to medical marijuana, and making an appropriation therefor.
SEC. 6. Section 11362.777 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:
- 11362.777. (a) The Department of Food and Agriculture shall establish a Medical Cannabis Cultivation Program to be administered by the secretary, except as specified in subdivision (c), shall administer this section as it pertains to the cultivation of medical marijuana. For purposes of this section and Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 19300) of the Business and Professions Code, medical cannabis is an agricultural product.
- (b) (1) A person or entity shall not cultivate medical marijuana without first obtaining both of the following:
- (A) A license, permit, or other entitlement, specifically permitting cultivation pursuant to these provisions, from the city, county, or city and county in which the cultivation will occur.
- (B) A state license issued by the department pursuant to this section.