State, local officials urge Brown to sign pot bills

Screen Shot 2015-10-13 at 1.36.09 AM10/5/15–With less than a week to go before Sunday’s deadline for Gov. Jerry Brown to act on a bevy of bills, advice lawmakers are gathering at the Humboldt County Courthouse today at 11 a.m. to urge Brown to sign a trio of medical marijuana bills. “We hope that we’ll be able to urge the governor to sign this, what we consider landmark legislation,” North Coast Assemblyman Jim Wood said. “This issue has been brought up in the state Legislature over the past 19 years but no bills, let alone three, have made it this far.” Read