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Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

Planning commission delays decision on commercial cannabis application

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission agreed Tuesday with a city staff recommendation to delay deciding whether to recommend the City Council approve an application for a medicinal marijuana dispensary. Originally, Contract Planner Cindy Gnos and Community and Economic Development Director Christina Ratcliffe had suggested the Commission recommend approving the conditional use permit and an […]

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Residents pose questions at second cannabis workshop

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – While the city of Martinez, through its consultant Matthew Eaton, posed questions it wants answered before it makes any decision on commercial cannabis operations here, residents who attended Wednesday’s cannabis workshop brought questions of their own, rather than many answers. One member of the audience said she didn’t want cannabis being sold […]

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Letter to the Editor: Marijuana dispensaries

Letter to the Editor: Marijuana dispensaries

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Martinez city council is acting as if there is no mutual understandings between themselves and others such as myself with regard to permitting the opening of more marijuana dispensaries than the one say they had to open earlier this year due to failed zoning protections. I hope this is not another gun to the […]

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Second city cannabis business workshop Thursday

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

The second of two cannabis workshops, at which residents can tell city officials what type of licensed commercial cannabis operations they want to open in Martinez, takes place Thursday. At the first workshop last week, residents heard Matt Eaton, HdL Companies’ cannabis compliance manager, told attendees that the city could decide to prohibit all commercial […]

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Residents hear commercial marijuana options for Martinez

Residents hear commercial marijuana options for Martinez

| April 15, 2018 | 3 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In the first of two workshops on the topic, Martinez residents heard the options the city could take to regulate commercial marijuana operations in their city. What city officials are hoping to hear is whether residents want any marijuana related businesses at all, and if so, whether they want it limited to […]

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First cannabis policies workshop tonight

First cannabis policies workshop tonight

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The first of two workshops on Martinez’s prospective cannabis policies will take place tonight at Martinez City Hall. It will be a chance for residents to speak about what they consider reasonable local regulations for cannabis businesses that could operate in the city. City staff have said they hope to hear what […]

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Cannabis workshops April 11, 19

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The city of Martinez will have two workshops on the cannabis policies it is developing, and it will be the chance for the public to weigh in on the matter. “The purpose of these workshops is to seek resident feedback in order for the city to determine the reasonable local regulations that our jurisdictions should […]

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