Posted on October 25, 2020 by Sonoma Valley Sun
Sonoma’s Measure Y would amend the Municipal Code to permit personal cannabis cultivation on all residential properties and establishment and operation of cannabis businesses within the City, including commercial cultivation, manufacturing, retail, delivery, distribution, testing, and special events.
The Sun invited these 500-word arguments in favor and opposition of the proposal. Each is signed by the author/s.
Yes on Measure Y
The primary purpose of Measure Y is to allow the voters themselves to decide on local access to legal cannabis. The City Council failed repeatedly to honor the mandate in 2016 when City voters approved the passage of the Statewide Prop. 64 “Cannabis Legalization” by a two-to-one margin. But for some inexplicable reason, with the…