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Mayor Moves To Limit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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Chicago - Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Edward Burke introduced a plan Tuesday to limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations can set up shop in the city after the drug becomes legal Jan. 1. The proposal would require special use permits from the Zoning Board of Appeals, limit locations to manufacturing districts and establish minimum parking requirements.

"We regulate everything from liquor licenses to how many residences may be built above a certain height, so it makes sense to give Chicago residents some control over where these types of operations can be located," said Burke.

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Source: Chicagotribune.com
Author: John Bryne
Contact: Chicago Tribune contacts - chicagotribune.com
Website: Mayor moves to limit medical marijuana dispensaries - chicagotribune.com
 
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