LA County leaders outline new cannabis rules — and extend ban …

An extended ban on all cannabis-related businesses and activities across Los Angeles County’s unincorporated areas was approved unanimously Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors, but for the first time, some regulations were outlined for personal use.

The ordinance prohibits all marijuana-related businesses and activities in the unincorporated areas for a year, but allows reasonable regulation for personal cannabis cultivation as approved by state law.

It’s the first action to regulate cannabis in Los Angeles County’s unincorporated areas, said Bruce Durbin, supervising regional planner for the county’s Regional Planning division.

The updated ordinance continues a ban already in place, but expires

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