RIVERSIDE (CNS) - In a 3-2 vote, the Board of Supervisors today rejected a proposal to reduce zoning requirements for commercial cannabis operations in Riverside County, based on concerns that too many in one space might negatively impact other businesses in the immediate vicinity. Following a roughly two-hour hearing, the board denied a proposed change to Ordinance No. 348, which requires a minimum 1,000-feet buffer for cannabis outlets in unincorporated communities that are zoned for commercial use. Approval of the modification would have reduced the buffer to 250 feet. The proposal was wedded to a conditional use permit application submitted by a cannabis supplier, Excel Riverside, whose proprietor sought to open a 3,950-square-feet marijuana retail outlet near the intersection of Cen
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