Oceanside Council To Take Up Medical Marijuana Again

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Above: The Oceanside City Council is pictured, Dec. 20, 2017.

Oceanside Council To Take Up Medical Marijuana Again


Jerry Kern, councilman, Oceanside City Council

Dallin Young, executive director, Association of Cannabis Professionals

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The Oceanside City Council agreed in March to allow some medical marijuana businesses to legally operate in the city.

But not dispensaries.

The city council agreed to allow the cultivation, distribution, manufacturing and testing of medical marijuana, but so far, there is nowhere to legally buy medicinal marijuana in Oceanside.

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Oceanside City Council is holding a workshop on medical marijuana and may make some changes to a city ordinance passed three months ago.

Meanwhile, a group called Oceanside Advocates for Safe Access announced last week that it would begin gathering signatures to put an initiative on the ballot that would allow medicinal and recreational marijuana sales in the city of Oceanside.

Oceanside city councilman Jerry Kern and Dallin Young, executive director of the Association of Cannabis Professionals will discuss Wednesday on Midday Edition their competing priorities for Oceanside.

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