Santa Rosa’s Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation Ban Shelved for Second Time

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For the second time in as many months, the Santa Rosa City Council postponed a decision on whether to ban outdoor cannabis cultivation in the city.

The council was poised Tuesday to debate the proposed ban, which if approved by five council members would have gone into effect immediately.

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But City Manager Sean McGlynn announced shortly before the council was to take up the issue that he was “once again … going to have to beg the council and the public’s indulgence” by postponing the decision on the ban until May 23.

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Councilman Jack Tibbetts appeared surprised by the move. More than a dozen residents had shown up Tuesday to take in the council discussion.

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