By Hans Peter
Tuesday’s Yolo County Board of Supervisors meeting saw a small step for county officials, but a giant leap for cannabis advocates everywhere.
It’s been over a year since Californians voted for legal adult use of cannabis, and Yolo County officials finally opted to officially refer to the plant as “cannabis” and not “marijuana,” a word the industry has tried to shake for decades.
The small difference took all of two minutes for supervisors to discuss, when District 2 Supervisor Don Saylor said he wasn’t sure of the difference, has been encouraged to call it “cannabis.” Likewise, the state uses that language on their documents.
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