Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Castle Rock council deadlocked over medical marijuana

The debate to open the door to the medical marijuana industry in Castle Rock proved too much for town council.

At last weeks meeting, council members failed to reach a consensus on the matter, despite three votes to find a starting dialogue point.

Failure to reach a consensus was in part because one council member is missing from the equation, leaving the town with a six-person council.

While most council members say their constituents oppose the industry in Castle Rock, in recent months the town has attempted to gauge the public’s input on the matter, to no avail. Public meetings on medical marijuana have generated little to no attendance from residents, leaving council members to debate the matter without the benefit of public comment. Read More

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