Cannabis codes amended by San Jacinto City Council allowing limited dispensaries

This ‘No on Marijuana’ sign pops up from the audience attending the June 4 San Jacinto City Council meeting on amending the city’s cannabis municipal code that now allows limited dispensaries. Tony Ault photo
A long series of amendments to San Jacinto’s Municipal Code for Cannabis Oriented Businesses and Uses made by the city council brought more than a dozen residents, for and against the measures, to the podium at a late walkout by Councilman Alonso Ledezma Tuesday, June 4.The council after hearing local residents and cannabis business owners’ comment on the proposed amendments took almost two hours discussing the changes, mostly in the cannabis dispensary portion of the municipal code, ended with a motion to approve the amendments with a 3-2 vote. Particularly struggling with her decision was Councilwoman Crystal Ruiz who had numerous questions about the cities’ proposed amendments that did not place a numerical limit on the number of dispensaries that might be allowed under the prop
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