Sacramento has joined a growing list of cities and counties saying no to outdoor marijuana growing.
County Supervisors unanimously voted to ban outdoor marijuana cultivation on Tuesday.
Sheriff Scott Jones said his department is finding more marijuana plants growing because of a lack of clarity on federal and state laws and inconsistent prosecution.
The Sacramento Bee says sheriffs have spotted outdoor grows on vacant land near Rio Linda High School and Cherry Island Soccer Complex.
Sacramento County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan introduced separate indoor and outdoor ordinances Tuesday.
Supervisors unanimously passed the outdoor ban, the indoor ban will undergo further discussion.