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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: SF Board Supports Farther Than Proposed Distance Between Cannabis Shops, Schools

    Three years after recommending San Francisco allow medical marijuana dispensaries to open closer to schools, the Planning Commission has voted to maintain the 1,000-foot buffer between cannabis and kids. The commission recommended last Thursday that San Francisco keep the 1,000-foot buffer...
  2. Ron Strider

    L.A. Marijuana Maps Show How Pot Shops Will Be Squeezed By Available Turf

    The Department of City Planning drew up the maps based on proposed buffer-zone rules that prescribe an 800-foot distance between most pot retailers and schools, parks, libraries, churches and other dispensaries. That's larger than the average city block. Earlier this month, the Los Angeles...
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    MA: Arlington Redevelopment Board Shoots Down Proposed Medical Marijuana Buffer Zone

    Town Meeting will begin voting on many proposed warrant articles starting on April 24, but a medical marijuana buffer zone will not be one of them. The Arlington Redevelopment Board on Monday, March 20 voted no action on the proposed warrant article, eliminating the opportunity for Town...
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    CA: Medical Pot, Homes Will Co-Exist But Keep Distance In Adelanto

    ADELANTO – City officials weren't willing to bend last week from plans to keep commercial medical marijuana facilities at least 1,000 feet from residential zones. The resistance to entertaining any deviations, for now, would appear to be problematic for the only project in Adelanto which is...
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    MA: North Attleboro RTM Reduces Buffer Zone For Medical Marijuana Operations

    North Attleboro - Representative Town Meeting members voted Monday to change zoning bylaws and reduce the buffer area for medical marijuana operations around places where children congregate. Previous town bylaws restricted locations for medical marijuana cultivation centers or dispensaries...
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    MA: North Attleboro RTM Reduces Buffer Zone For Medical Marijuana Operations

    North Attleboro - Representative Town Meeting members voted Monday to change zoning bylaws and reduce the buffer area for medical marijuana operations around places where children congregate. Previous town bylaws restricted locations for medical marijuana cultivation centers or dispensaries...
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    WA: Increased Buffer Zones Help Foster Healthy Competition Between Pot Shops

    The Pullman City Council decided at its Aug. 16 meeting to increase the space between marijuana shops and areas such as libraries, public transit hubs and childcare centers from the state-required minimum of 100 feet to 500 feet. This decision is set to become final on Aug. 30, when the...
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    Yakima Takes Prudent Step On Marijuana Buffer

    Washington state's voters approved Initiative 502 in 2012 with the understanding - for those who read the fine print - that no marijuana operation could be set up within 1,000 feet of designated gathering places that cater to minors. A change in state law later allowed local governments to...
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    WA: Yakima Planning Commission Votes On 1,000-Foot Buffer For Marijuana Businesses

    Recreational marijuana stores in Yakima will need to be at least 1,000 feet from schools, playgrounds and other protected places under a recommendation expected to be presented to the City Council. In its fourth hearing on regulating marijuana businesses, members of the Yakima Planning...