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  1. Ron Strider

    MA: Andover Prepares Two Marijuana Questions For January Town Meeting

    It looks like Town Meeting will be able to vote on whether to permanently ban the sale of recreational marijuana in town. The Board of Selectmen Monday night unanimously approved a request to have Town Manager Andrew Flanagan draw up two questions for a Jan. 29, 2018 special town meeting...
  2. Ron Strider

    MA: Marijuana Ban, Rezoning On Oxford Town Meeting Agenda

    Requests for both a temporary freeze and a permanent ban on recreational marijuana businesses in town, and a request for a zoning change that would allow business on a 106-acre parcel on Route 56, are the big issues facing voters at Wednesday's special town meeting. A zoning bylaw amendment...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada: 'Cannabis Lounges' Included As Part Of Proposed Edmonton Bylaw Change

    The city of Edmonton is looking at a zoning bylaw change that could pave the way for the establishment of cannabis lounges if they are allowed after marijuana is legalized in July 2018. In a report for city council, administration said these proposed amendments are a proactive step in...
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    MA: Sturbridge Selectmen Seek To Ban Recreational Marijuana Establishments

    Sturbridge — The Board of Selectmen is seeking to ban recreational marijuana through a zoning bylaw amendment prohibiting all types of commercial, non-medical marijuana establishments. In a 4-0 vote Monday, selectmen approved a petition for a zoning bylaw amendment that would add "Chapter 32...
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    BC: Public Meeting Sentiment Fails To Derail Council On Cannabis-Related Bylaw

    When the smoke cleared at the public meeting on a cannabis-related business zoning amendment Monday night the only people who remained unmoved by the concerns of the 25 people who showed up was city council. Thirty minutes after the public meeting ended council approved adoption of the...
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    MA: Westport Eyes Plans To Keep Marijuana Facilities Out Of Town - For Now

    Westport - The Planning Board is proposing a bylaw change that would lead to a moratorium on recreational marijuana facilities. Planning Board Chairman James Whitin met with selectmen last week and received the nod for the Planning Board to hold a hearing next month on this proposal and three...
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    MA: Planners Weigh Marijuana Moratorium Options

    Burlington — The Planning Board is continuing its efforts to stay ahead of the commercialization of recreational marijuana in Burlington, as they work towards finalizing the language for a temporary moratorium on such sales. The language in the moratorium is virtually finalized, and at a...
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    BC: Pot Shop Change Of Heart

    A change of heart by a Nelson city councillor has put the town's new pot dispensary bylaw on hold, just two days after it was approved. The bylaw amended zoning bylaws to classify dispensaries as a prohibited activity. Council said Monday night it needed the changes to regulate the stores...
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    MA: Right To Farm, Marijuana Zoning Top Town Meeting Warrant In Grafton

    Grafton - A proposed bylaw that would define a right to farm, and a zoning bylaw amendment designed to tighten control of marijuana dispensaries, are among the highlights on the fall town meeting warrant. Town meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Grafton High School auditorium, 24...
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    BC: Pushing Pot Bylaw Forward

    Osoyoos town council is expected to expedite a controversial bylaw concerning pot dispensaries this week. Council will be convening on Tuesday for a special meeting, which will include a staff recommendation to move the bylaw quickly forward to third reading. The bylaw, which saw first and...
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    BC: Additional Public Hearing Sought On Medical Marijuana Bylaw

    The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine wants more citizens to share their thoughts on its proposed medical marijuana bylaw, and will offer another public hearing on the matter this fall after a recent one was sparsely attended. A public hearing in Terrace July 19 had less than 10 residents...
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    BC: Additional Public Hearing Sought On Medical Marijuana Bylaw

    The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine wants more citizens to share their thoughts on its proposed medical marijuana bylaw, and will offer another public hearing on the matter this fall after a recent one was sparsely attended. A public hearing in Terrace July 19 had less than 10 residents...
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    BC: Draft Bylaw May Restrict Rights For Medical Marijuana Patients

    A member of a planning commission for rural Shuswap communities has put the brakes on a bylaw she fears infringes upon the rights of medical marijuana growers and patients, and not a moment too soon according to local cannabis activists. Jenya Mudrie, a member of the electoral area 'D'...
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    Alberta: Council Adds Medical Cannabis To Land-Use Bylaw

    Council passed two amendments to the land-use bylaw at their Jan. 25 meeting. The first amendment was made in regards to semi-detached homes that had been built on four lots in Heartland that had been designated for high density multi-unit dwellings. The mistake came forward after the homes...
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    BC: Kelowna Readies Bylaw Change For Medical Marijuana Grown On Farms

    Changes to the city's agricultural zoning bylaw regarding medical marijuana production facilities are coming soon. Planner Melanie Steppuhn says city staff have been working with bylaw standards put forth by the Agricultural Land Commission in 2014 in crafting an amendment to the city's A1...