WCBD Presents: Insights into Cannabis Regulation – An Evening with Tony Linegar

It’s Harvest time in Sonoma County and we’re excited to present our October Policy + Education Event on October 17th.

We’ll be getting updates on regulation and policy that affect us all in one way or another. Don’t miss our special guest – Tony Linegar, Agriculture Commissioner for Sonoma County, plus Kevin Jodrey, Owner – Wonderland Nursery!

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At Justice Grown farm in rural Santa Rosa, marijuana is trimmed for drying. (Image: Kent Porter/The Press Democrat).

The Details:

Cannabis Education + Policy
SPEAKERS: Tony Linegar, Ag Commissioner for Sonoma County and Kevin Jodrey, Owner – Wonderland Nursery
WHEN: Tuesday, October 17th, 6-9pm
WHERE: C. Donatiello Winery – 320 Center Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
[on the Plaza in Healdsburg, at the corner of Center St. and Plaza St.]

c-donatiello-winery-logoCome and enjoy cheese and charcuterie boards, delicious wine, Canna-community and the lovely town of Healdsburg!

ADMISSION

Public $35 (Credit cards accepted at the event)

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Individual Members  $25 (+1 friend 50% off)

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We’ve asked Tony to speak about a number of topics of concern to both cultivators and those that create products, including:

1)      Permitting requirements now and into the future.
2)      Pesticide use and integrated pest management (IPM)
3)      Water
4)      Endangered Species
5)      Crop loss procedure for tax purposes
6)      Economic advantages of “specialty” size grows
7)      Implications of Industrial hemp

Lecture will be followed by Q&A.
Be sure to bring some cash for a chance to win in our fabulous RAFFLE!raffle-tickets-sm

SPEAKERS:

tony-linegarTony Linegar, Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures 

Professional Experience In November 2011, the Board of Supervisors appointed Tony Linegar as the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures. He began his duties on January 3rd, 2012. Tony Linegar started his career in Agriculture/Weights and Measures as an Agricultural Inspector I with the Shasta County Department of Agriculture in 1995. He advanced to an Agricultural Inspector III in Shasta County by 2000. In 2001, he accepted a position with the Mendocino County Department of Agriculture in Ukiah as an Agricultural Inspector III. In 2002, Tony was promoted to the Assistant Agricultural Commissioner, a position he held until January 2009. In January 2009, the Board of Supervisors in Mendocino County appointed Tony as the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer. Tony served in the role of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer until January 2012, when he was appointed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors.

Education/Licenses Tony graduated from Chico State University in 1993 with a B.S. degree in Biological Science. Tony possesses eight licenses required for Agricultural Biologist and Standards Specialist as well as being licensed by the California Department of Food and Agriculture as a County Agricultural Commissioner and Sealer of Weights and Measures. In addition, Tony possesses accreditation by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as an Authorized Certification Official (ACO) as required for certification of agricultural exports, as well as being certified by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation as a Qualified Applicator.

Professional Organizations Tony is a member of the California Agricultural Commissioner and Sealers Association (CACASA) as well as serving as Chair of CACASA’s Pesticide Regulatory Affairs Committee. Tony also serves as a Director for coastal counties on the State Board of Directors of Agricultural Commissioners, and was recently appointed to serve on the Secretary of Food and Agriculture’s Climate Change Consortium.

Kevin Jodrey bio picKevin Jodrey, Owner – Wonderland Nursery

Kevin Jodrey is one of the most well known growers in Humboldt County and is an internationally respected cannabis expert, known for improving and forwarding the modern cannabis movement. As a world renowned hunter of ganja genetics, Kev is fascinated by the search for rare, desirable, and marketable traits.

Kevin is the creator of Port Royal, owner of Wonderland Nursery, and co-founder of The Ganjier. He’s been a cannabis cultivator for decades, running his own operations and offering consulting services to the broader community. He’s spoken at universities, judged at the Emerald Cup, and consulted on cannabis related educational shows for National Geographic and A&E.

Featured in the New York Times, a pulitzer prize winning Washington Post article, countless other articles, books, and radio, and tv shows, he is at the epicenter of the Green Rush (and graces the walls of the Oakland Museum to prove it) and is guiding the industry as it transitions to legalization.


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We join together in the common goal of Sonoma County to become a successful and thriving local cannabis economy while bringing social justice to those affected by the drug war and safe access of medicine for those in need.

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