On Wednesday, Paul A. Smith, RCRC Vice President of Governmental Affairs, served on a panel at the Association of California Water Agency’s (ACWA) Spring Conference titled “Cannabis is Here: The Impact of Cannabis Cultivation and Sale on Water Resources, Local Government, and California. 

The panel focused on the impacts that cannabis cultivation and sale will have on water resources, local governments, and California.  Mr. Smith was joined by Richard Parrott, Director, CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and Erin Ragazzi, Assistant Deputy Director, Division of Water Rights, State Water Resources Control Board.