Cheney marijuana ordinance amended
Council adjusts six-month interim statutes to account for collective gardens growing medicinal cannabis
Cheney’s interim marijuana zoning ordinance was barely two weeks old before it was back before the City Council Nov. 26, this time facing amendments addressing something not included in the initiative legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Washington – collective gardens.
In 1998 voters passed Initiative 692 establishing the use of medicinal marijuana for qualifying patients, which also set up RCW regulations allowing those patients to participate in collective gardens for the purpose of growing, producing and delivering cannabis. The state is now taking applications through Dec....