Friday, June 18, 2010

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Group Protests Proposed Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium
By News 13

Story Created: Jun 18, 2010 at 7:07 AM EDT

Story Updated: Jun 18, 2010 at 7:07 AM EDT

On Thursday morning, a group of medical marijuana advocates called for the rejection of a recently proposed six-month moratorium on opening a marijuana dispensary within city limits.


The group, consisting of Portland city councilor Dave Marshall, Cumberland County Sheriff Mark Dion, representatives from the Maine Civil Liberties Union, and medical marijuana patients, called for a dispensary to be set up as soon as possible.

Proponents of the moratorium say they're not opposed to a dispensary; they just want to find the right place for one.

A public hearing on the issue will take place on June 21.

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