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About F.A.C.T.

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Families Against Cannabis Trafficking is a Butte-County citizen-activist group formed in 2014 to promote the safety of our community and the preservation of our environment. Specifically we exist to counteract the devastating impact due to the recent surge in for-profit Marijuana cultivation. We are not against Proposition 215 Medical Marijuana. We merely want to stop the abuse currently conducted under the guise of Prop 215.

We achieved our main goal for 2014 - Pass Measure A and defeat Measure B.
2016 brings a new fight - Vote YES on G and YES on H More Info on Measure G and H

Please visit for the latest information on Medical Marijuana-related problems in Butte County.

You can send us an e-mail if you want to contribute ideas or show your support.

Report Crimes!

SEU would like the public to know that the manufacturing of butane honey oil is illegal and highly dangerous due to the flammability of butane and the explosive nature of butane vapors in enclosed areas.
If you suspect a butane honey oil lab, please contact the Special Enforcement Unit at 530-538-7389. You can remain anonymous.

Code Enforecement - Stay In The Box!

Go here to learn more about Measure A code requirements, complaint process, download brochures and presentations, etc. You can send an e-mail to Butte County Code Enforcement

DOWNLOAD the Medical Marijuana Complaint Form:

Call 538-6000 to report Marijuana Cultivation Violations. You can choose to remain anonymous.

Download a complaint form:
Download a Code Enforcement presentation:

Monitor Measure A Enforcement Activity:
You can monitor CE/BSCO joint activity as follows: Go to the BSCO "Public Logs" link then select a log (current or older); then search for keyword "MORD" (in your PDF viewer/web browser type CTRL-F and enter the term). Search on "BWEB" for criminal (SEU)-related activity.

About Measure A

As many people know, the new Ordinance 4075 was passed by voters as Measure A in 2014. This ordinance, which regulates the Cultivation of Medical Marijuana in Butte County, became effective in January 2015. This ordinance significantly reduces the amount which can be grown in Butte County. This change impacts growers, and their neighbors. It means growers will have to comply with
the new requirements and limits. It also means that anyone may now complain anonymously, regardless of how close they live to the grow.

Growing limits depend upon parcel size and are regulated by total grow area including the entire plant canopy. No part of the marijuana garden may exceed the defined area, as follows:

Marijuana Growing Limits for Butte County as of January 2015 (Ordinance 4075)


For more information see the following websites:
Citizen-run sites - Butte Safe Access Not Excess - Chronicling the ongoing saga of the medical MJ controversy in Butte County - Butte County Families Against Cannabis Trafficking - Yuba County Families Against Cannabis Trafficking; Bangor borders Yuba County and is thus affected by activities there
County-run sites - Main Code Enforcement page for Medical Marijuana - Ordinance highlights - maximum growing area, setbacks, etc. - Complaint process - Fencing - Good and Bad - Complaint form - Presentation to Community Groups (PDF File)