42 WHEREAS, the purpose of this ordinance is to place a temporary moratorium on Medical
Cannabis Activities, as defined herein, for a period of time reasonably necessary for the County to
44 determine the best way to regulate Medical Cannabis Activities for the benefit of the public health,
safety, and welfare and to promulgate reasonable regulations relating to such activities if deemed
46 advisable by the County; and
48 WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners hereby finds that this ordinance
advances an important government purpose by reducing the likelihood of the unregulated
50 negative secondary effects of Medical Cannabis Activities; and
52 WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners hereby finds that this ordinance is in the
best interest of the public health, safety, and welfare.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ORANGE
Section 1. Findings of Fact.
58 The foregoing recitals are hereby ratified and confirmed as being true and correct and are
hereby made a part of this ordinance.
60 Section 2. Definitions.
(a) Derivative Product means any form of cannabis suitable for administration to or
62 consumption or use by a Qualified Patient, Eligible Patient, or any other similarly situated
64 (b) Low-THC Cannabis means a plant of the genus Cannabis, the dried flowers of
which contain 0.8 percent or less of tetrahydrocannabinol and more than l 0 percent of
66 cannabidiol weight for weight; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant;
or any compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant or its seed
68 or resin.