By Miriam Raftery
March 9, 2017 (San Diego) — On Wednesday, March 15, San Diego County Supervisors will consider amending zoning regulations to outlaw all marijuana facilities, medical and recreational. At a recent meeting, Supervisors instructed staff to draw up language to ban all facilities including shutting down existing lawfully operating dispensaries. However staff is recommending that existing medical marijuana facilities be allowed to stay open. County staff also recommended that Supervisors consider possible zoning ordinance amendments to address regulations permitting cannabis farming in agricultural zones, though thus far Supervisors have voiced opposition to requests from farmers seeking to grow cannabis.