Portland City Council Votes Down ‘Green Light’ Marijuana District

OREGON: The Portland City Council voted down the “Green Light District,” deciding against easing restrictions on marijuana sales in the central downtown area by lifting a 1,000-foot buffer between pot businesses. Mayor Charlie Hales said the idea could be brought up at a later time. Commissioner Dan Saltzman introduced the amendment. He believes a concentration of pot businesses Read the full article…

Panel Discusses Marijuana Businesses, Zoning For Fairbanks

ALASKA:  Just where in the Fairbanks North Star Borough marijuana businesses should be allowed and under what conditions continued to be discussed Friday by a special panel convened by Mayor Luke Hopkins It was the second meeting of the marijuana working group. Hopkins is working on a new zoning ordinance, dealing with pot businesses, that is Read the full article…

School Board Tells Gig Harbor WA It Does Not Want Retail Marijuana

WASHINGTON:  The Peninsula School District Board of Directors will present an official resolution to the Gig Harbor City Council, asking the council to consider additional restrictions, including an outright ban, on retail marijuana in city limits. The board approved the official language of the resolution unanimously. A six-month moratorium on retail marijuana was passed by Read the full article…

Redmond City Council Hosts Public Hearing On Legal Marijuana Zoning

WASHINGTON: The City of Redmond City Council will hold a Public Hearing in the Council Chambers, 15670 NE 85th Street, Redmond, Washington on June 17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. on rules and regulations relating to marijuana that are in conflict with federal law; and to terminate current interim land use regulations governing the location and operation of marijuana and Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Shop In Ballard Closing Because Of New Rules Under I-502

WASHINGTON:  Green Ambrosia, the medical marijuana store in Ballard, is closing down this weekend because, the owner said, it would be in violation of the state rules set up for the sale of recreational pot stores. Green Ambrosia owner Dante Jones said his shop would be in violation of the I-502 regulatory system so, instead Read the full article…