You can't grow medical marijuana in Fresno County

Medical marijuana may be legal in California, but you can't grow it in Fresno County.
February 4, 2014 12:00:00 AM PST
Medical marijuana may be legal in California, but you can't grow it in Fresno County.

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County supervisors extended their ban on all marijuana growing, including for medical purposes. The vote came despite pleas from a disabled veteran.

The board already banned all marijuana growing in the county through a zoning ordinance and just added the ban on medical marijuana. Supervisors also said pot grows are a magnet for crime. But ban only applies to unincorporated areas.

Most cities allow limited marijuana growing for medical purposes.

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