Local group challenges Tehama County cannabis laws

A group of Tehama County residents is taking steps to try and change existing cannabis laws which they say are too restrictive.

Several members of the group Cannabis Research Committee (CRC) turned in a proposal to the Tehama County planning commission Friday in hopes of having it officially addressed by the board of supervisors.

Jason browne is one of those people.

He’s an expert on cannabis and has been an expert witness for the court for more than 20 years..

“As a long term citizen of Tehama County, I felt it was my duty to help to make things right and change the system here,” Browne said.

Manton resident Liz Merry is also a part of the CRC.

She says she chose to get involved for other reasons.

“We were fined thousands of dollars before our hearing,” Merry said. “And we feel

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