The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Jan. 5 to briefly extend a temporary moratorium on new medical marijuana dispensaries in …
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The Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously
Jan. 5 to briefly extend a temporary moratorium on new medical
marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas.
The one-week extension ends Jan. 12. The county will hold a
public hearing that day to determine whether to enact a six-month
moratorium. The board will also receive feedback from the county’s
Like other jurisdictions, unincorporated Arapahoe County has
received a high level of interest recently from individuals seeking
to establish medical marijuana dispensaries and growing
During a six-month moratorium, the board would be expected to
explore the potentially adverse impacts of dispensaries and growing
operations and how to address them in the county’s land-development
The Jan. 12 public hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the
Arapahoe County Administration Building, 5334 S. Prince St. in
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