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Lauren Steinheimer

Lauren Steinheimer is a freelance writer specializing in articles about sustainable agriculture, holistic health and running.

Siskiyou County Volunteers File Cannabis Referendums to Repeal Cultivation Ban

The Siskiyou County board of supervisors meeting was met with a full house when considering the outdoor cannabis cultivation on Dec. 8, 2015. Photo by Lauren Steinheimer.

17 days, over 4,000 signatures, hundreds of petition forms, and one determined cannabis community: That’s what it took to file two referendums repealing a set of Siskiyou County ordinances that would ban outdoor cultivation. This past holiday season, a volunteer-driven group of Siskiyou County cannabis growers, patients and advocates banded together to bring the power of cultivation policy back to the...