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AH council passes pot moratorium

Measure needed due to unclear medical marijuana regulations


An emergency moratorium banning medical cannabis patient providers, collectives or co-operatives was issued by the Airway Heights City Council at its Monday, April 15 meeting.

City planner Derrick Braaten said the moratorium was proposed due to a lack of clarity regarding medical marijuana dispensaries. The moratorium will allow the city to follow state regulations once those have been set in stone. He said even the city of Spokane has had difficulty with its medical marijuana ordinance.

“We’re not even sure where the state stands,” Braaten said.

Braaten emphasized that the morator...

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