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TODAY IS Thursday April 26th
Marijuana Issue Not Going Away In Defiance
Monday Feb 12, 2018 6:33am
Defiance, OH

By: Sheila McCrea

Proposed legislation, that would have reversed a ban on medicinal marijuana facilities in Defiance, won’t be on city council’s agenda Tuesday, or even in the near future.

The Council had approved the ban by a 4-3 count in December, but with new members seated in January, Ward 3 Councilman Dave Plant wanted to revisit the matter. The result was a two hour discussion, in which council approved a motion, 4-3, to have legislation drawn up allowing a medicinal marijuana dispensary.

Opponents cite a lack of a plan to put the facility in place, as well as the dangers of the drug as reasons they are against the issue. For now all plans will be parked on the issue.

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