Council passes emergency marijuana zoning
The Cheney City Council passed a six-month, emergency ordinance at its Nov. 12 meeting establishing interim zoning and land use regulation that would determine where potential marijuana retailers, processors and producers can locate in the city.
City staff told the council emergency measures were needed as a response to final rules adopted Oct. 16 by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, which become effective Nov. 16, allowing the board to begin accepting statewide applications for marijuana distribution Nov. 18.
Washington voters approved the production and sale of marijuana for re...
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