City Council to vote on medical marijuana dispensaries

June 14th, 2019 by admin Leave a reply »


The Marco Island City Council will vote Monday on a resolution to provide regulations to medical marijuana dispensing facilities.

The resolution, if approved as is, would take effect immediately upon adoption.

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In November 2016, more than 70 percent of Floridians voted in favor of amending the state constitution to expand medical marijuana access to a larger list of medical conditions. In Marco Island, 60 percent voted in favor. 

“The purpose of the resolution will be to make clear the city’s position that medical cannabis dispensaries are allowed and must be treated as pharmacies pursuant to Florida law,” said councilor Jared Grifoni in an email to the Marco Eagle. 

“It also states that a citywide ban would be an unreasonable restriction

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