Shawnee Metropolis Commissioners have chosen to finish a brief moratorium on the granting of recent permits and licenses for medical marijuana companies. The ban lasted lower than three months.
In June, the town deemed it in the neighborhood’s greatest curiosity to faucet the brakes because the state continued to work via new laws concerning authorized parameters of the business.
On the time, 19 medical marijuana companies operated within the space — and 17 extra functions have been within the works; they weren’t affected by the decision, Metropolis Legal professional Joe Vorndran mentioned.
“We consider it’s within the metropolis’s greatest curiosity to repeal the moratorium as the aim for which it was entered not seems to be viable, not less than not within the close to time period regarding the state laws that will have directed us in a special path,” he mentioned.
On that observe, a associated merchandise introduced up for dialogue was whether or not to limit how shut collectively medical marijuana institutions may very well be — specifically not inside 1,000 ft of one another.
Commissioners selected to take no motion on that proposal, that means no restrictions have been put into place.
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