Sonoma Valley Cannabis Group

For responsible health care policy


To all SVCG members and everyone on our mailing list:

Congratulations! We did it. The two cannabis ordinances were finally passed in June of 2019 on a 3-2 to vote. See our newest posts, for the latest news on the process.

This campaign was never about making it easier for “stoners to get their weed”, as many of the opposition would like to think. It was always about the patients. Always. Now, the essential services that dispensaries can provide will become readily available within our own community. Once a dispensary opens its doors, those being treated for medical problems will no longer have to make a 2+ hour round trip drive to obtain safe, legal access to medicinal cannabis. For our seniors and the disabled who may not have vehicles or are on fixed incomes, local access will make their lives less stressful and difficult. In turn, the city will benefit from new jobs, an additional source of tax revenue and be able to take pride in furthering a progressive vision that improves the quality of its residents’ lives.

Thanks to everyone in this group and on our mailing list for their support, for signing the petition, for writing the letters and contributing to the discussions.

Thanks to Ken Brown and Jewel Mathieson for their years of advocacy for patients’ access to safe, legal medical cannabis. Their goal has finally been realized.

And thanks to our City Council allies Councilwoman Rachel E Hundley, Councilwoman Amy Harrington and Mayor Logan Harvey for leaning forward on so many fronts to help define Sonoma as a city of progressive values and a pacesetter in Sonoma County.

In the meantime, the Sonoma Valley Cannabis Group will continue to keep you all informed on new regulations, application development, a cannabis tax measure and the possible ramifications of a separate dispensary ballot initiative in 2020.

Best Regards,

Gil Latimer

Ken Brown

Jewel Mathieson

Sonoma Cannabis Resources

A comprehensive survey and analysis of all available studies regarding cannabis dispensaries and public safety, teen use and property values.

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Dispensaries Nearest You

Mercy Wellness (Cotati) 31 minutes, 19 mi from Sonoma

  • Mercy Wellness™ provides safe & private access to the highest quality Cannabis flower and products for Adults over 21 and qualified Medical patients.

Harvest Napa Dispensary (Napa) 25 minutes, 13 mi from Sonoma

  • Harvest’s commitment to patient care and quality medicine is reflected in our stores. We are committed to you and providing the best customer service in the industry.


More Dispensaries

Sonoma Patient Group (Santa Rosa)

Solful  (Sebastopol)

Doobie Nights (Santa Rosa)

365 Recreational (Santa Rosa)

Organicann (Natural Cannabis Company, Santa Rosa)

Alternatives Collective (Santa Rosa)

SPARC (Santa Rosa, Sebastopol)


More Resources

Sonoma County Cannabis Program

  • Central location for the multi-department implementation of the County’s Cannabis Program.

Sonoma County Growers Alliance

  • The mission of the Sonoma County Growers Alliance is to collaborate with and educate businesses, individuals, government and regulatory bodies in the cannabis industry.

California NORML

  • Non-profit, membership organization dedicated to reforming California’s marijuana laws and focuses on consumers.

California Cannabis Industry Association

  • Promotes the growth of a responsible and legitimate cannabis industry; works for a favorable social, economic, and legal environment for the cannabis industry in the state of California.

California Growers Association

  • A statewide membership organization focused on information, community, and advocacy: CalGrowers has quickly become one of the state’s most prominent cannabis voices in the state.

National Cannabis Industry Association

  • National trade association advancing the interests of the legitimate and responsible cannabis industry.

Cannabis Tours

Happy Travelers Tours

  • The Original Sonoma Wine and Weed Tour. Get Educated on California Cannabis Culture and the Sonoma County Cannabis Lifestyle.