Ventura County was among nearly three dozen California jurisdictions to amend its cannabis policies as a result of last month’s voter initiatives. Ventura residents approved Measure O, which will open up portions of the county to commercial cannabis businesses, including cultivation, processing and distribution.
At this time, no retail dispensaries will be allowed within the unincorporated county, but cannabis growers will have access to the thriving Los Angeles retail market, as well as retailers in certain Ventura County cities. Measure O places strict limitations on where cannabis can be grown but represents a significant opportunity for select greenhouse owners and farmers looking to diversify.
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