Articles tagged with "zoning"
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Chicago Mayor Wants to Keep Cannabis Out of City’s CoreThe Associated Press - Published on September 18, 2019Read more
When the adult use of marijuana becomes legal in Illinois, Chicago’s mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas.
What Are You Smoking, episode 82: Dispensary myths debunkedLeafly Podcasts - Published on May 20, 2019Read more
Leafly news editor Bruce Barcott joins the show to talk about the myths surrounding cannabis dispensaries, and why legalization advocates still have work to do setting the record straight.
Boston Man Says Offensive Comments MisconstruedThe Associated Press - Published on November 16, 2017Read more
The comments shocked both opponents and supporters of the proposed dispensary in a high-end shopping district.
Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Cannabis-Friendly San FranciscoThe Associated Press - Published on November 14, 2017Read more
Writing local rules in the cannabis-friendly city has taken a contentious turn as critics try to restrict where products can be sold.
Finding the ‘Green Zone’: How Specialty Realtors Are Cashing in on CannabisHayley Fox - Published on October 31, 2017Read more
As California creeps closer to legalization, a commercial land grab has led to soaring lease and sale prices.
Baltimore Preps for First Batch of DispensariesEthan McLeod - Published on October 24, 2017Read more
Residents are looking for answers as Maryland finally readies to begin serving patients through 102 planned dispensaries.
Two Cannabis Proposals Head to the Ballot in MichiganGage Peake - Published on October 11, 2017Read more
Michigan will be one of the select US states with cannabis on the ballot next month, as two separate proposals make their way to voters on Nov. 7.
Detroit Voters Will Have Say in Cannabis RegulationsGage Peake - Published on September 18, 2017Read more
Detroit voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on the region’s cannabis industry on Nov. 7, when newly proposed regulations appear on the local ballot.
Cannabis Regulation in the Wild West: What We Can Learn From San JoseBen Adlin - Published on May 13, 2016Read more
How tough is it for cities to craft workable dispensary rules? Consider the conundrum in San Jose, California.
Want to Open a Dispensary in Detroit? This Map Will Blow Your MindBruce Barcott - Published on March 22, 2016Read more
The map is a gob-smacking testament to the power of zoning. Or rather, the power of city officials to use zoning as a way to keep dispensaries from operating.