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PINCONNING CITY COUNCIL APPROVES ORDINANCES FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES, CHARGING FOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE UNITS

by Michael Wayland, The Bay City Times, (Source:Bay City Times)

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20 Dec 2010

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PINCONNING - The Pinconning City Council tonight said "yes" to two new ordinances, which involve medical marijuana dispensaries and charging for emergency response units.

 

The council voted 6-0 to adopt the ordinances. City council member Becky Lesniak was absent from the meeting.

 

The medical marijuana dispensary ordinance sets forth specific guidelines that a person must follow if they want to open a facility that supplies state-issued medical marijuana identification card patients with the drug.

 

"It's my obligation to uphold the law," said Pinconning Mayor Robert K. Hall. "I didn't vote for it, but I can see where there is a lot of good in it."

 

Michigan's Medical Marijuana Program, which started accepting applications in April 2009, allows people with debilitating medical conditions to apply for a card that allows them to use marijuana legally for medicinal purposes.

 

Bay Area Herbal Clinic, 209-4 N. Mable, currently operates as a medical marijuana facility in the city.

 

The new ordinance does not affect Bay Herbal Clinic, but sets guidelines to allow the city council to decide on any future endeavors involving medical marijuana.

 

"We have control of it in the future," Hall said. "The way the ordinance is worded, and everything, we could never have another one in town."

 

The ordinance allows for medical marijuana facilities to open in general business districts subject to review and approval by the city's planning commission, provided the establishment meets conditions in the ordinance.

 

The ordinance does not allow medical marijuana facilities 1,000 feet of any church; school - public or private - having a curriculum including kindergarten or any one or more of the grades one through 12; and residential districts.

 

The second ordinance approved by the city council tonight includes collecting reimbursements from residents and business owners on certain emergency response calls, such as a fire.

 

Hall said the ordinance allows city officials to charge residents and business owners whom make false reports, or abuse the system, for certain services.

 

"It allows us to recoup some of the cost toward our fire budget," said Hall, adding the city shares its fire department with the townships of Pinconning and Fraser. "Most communities have it."

 

Hall said the emergency response ordinance corresponds with the ordinances in the townships.

 

 

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Pubdate: Mon, 20 Dec 2010

Source: Bay City Times, The (MI)

Copyright: 2010 The Bay City Times

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Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/1453

Author: Michael Wayland, The Bay City Times

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