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Marijuana Task Force To Make Its Recommendations


Aired 12/8/09

San Diego's task force on medical marijuana presents it's land-use recommendations to the city council today.

— San Diego's task force on medical marijuana presents its land-use recommendations to the city council today.

The task force said any businesses in San Diego that dispense medical marijuana should be required to apply for a land use permit and that they should be located only in industrial or commercial zones. They should not be located within 1,000 feet of a school or be within 500 feet of another marijuana dispensary.

These recommendations are are based on existing ordinances in other California cities. Alex Kreit, the chair of the task force, said restricting land-use of dispensaries is a key step.

"When you do that you inherently limit the number that can operate and you insure that they're located in places that are not disruptive to the community," he said.

The city council is not expected to take action on the recommendations today. They will likely refer them to the council's land use and planning committee for further review.

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rasmarcus | December 9, 2009 at 6:10 p.m. ― 7 years, 3 months ago

Bonnie Dumanis has been reported as saying she is not going to support the San Diego Medical Marijuana Task Force recommends.

According to the local DA's office, marijuana is not medicine despite the AMA's recent change of heart and the prosecutors earth-shattering failure to convict Jovan Jackson of selling marijuana from a medical marijuana collective.

AMA says marijuana is medicine, Bonnie Dumanis said...

Join San Diego ASA in protesting Dumanis for DA 2010 on Dec 15, 2009

We can not Re-Elect Bonnie Dumanis for many reasons.

Jovan Jackson verdict proves local DA's office total wrong

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