santa barbara county cannabis

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors reaffirmed a cap on cannabis cultivation Tuesday.

That cap applied to the unincorporated areas of the county, with limits at 1575 acres. They also strongly recommended requirements to have odor controls and merit-based applications for licensees.

Legal cannabis growing is becoming big business in Santa Barbara County. But, issues like the smell and the proximity to homes have some people upset. Hundreds of people were on hand for a pair of Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors hearings looking at cannabis concerns.