Vancouver Sets Standards for Selling Recreational Marijuana | 101 KXL

Vancouver Sets Standards for Selling Recreational Marijuana

Written by Steve Herman on March 4, 2014
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The Vancouver City Council approved a set of regulations Monday night for selling recreational marijuana.

Despite I-502 being passed by voters last year, the anti-marijuana crowd let there voices be heard.

They had the ear of Councilmen Bill Turlay “My position is that I think someone needs to support and speak up for the people who did not vote for Initiative-502 and that’s part of the reason I put my voice forward,” Turlay told the Vancouver City Council.

In the end every council-member but Turlay voted for the regulations. “I’m gonna support it because I believe that getting it off the streets and behind locked doors with people monitoring it will be beneficial,” said Councilwoman Alishia Topper. “Of course there’s always an economic upside to this, but ultimately safety is the number one concern.”

Those new standards include applicants having to acquire a license from The Washington State Liquor Control Board. They will also have to comply with the states nuisance standards including odor.

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