Nevada County 2017: A look at some of the year’s top priorities

This year, 2017, promises to bring huge change across our county, state and nation. A new president will take office within weeks. A wave of presidential appointees will take power along with him, among them a new U.S. attorney general who could significantly impact our own changes here in California.

State employees this year will tackle the imposing task of developing a licensing system for medicinal and legal, recreational marijuana. U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, expected to become the new U.S. attorney general, has a staunch anti-cannabis reputation. A renewed clash between federal and state governments over marijuana is anticipated.

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