Support the opening of cannabis dispensaries in Moose Jaw!!!
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The petition is designed to gather the signatures of those that are in support of the two legal cannabis dispensaries that are set to open July 1, 2018. The city of Moose Jaw is deciding whether to opt out of having the dispensaries as there has been some concerned opinions expressed. If Moose Jaw opts out of the legal dispensaries that the Federal Government is allowing Moose Jaw to have then there will not be anywhere in the city for individuals to access their medication and either the business will go to Regina or encourage people to buy off the street. This petition is in SUPPORT of the dispensaries as to reduce harm for individuals using, provide new business opportunities, create jobs and follow in suit with our Federal Governments implementation. You know what they say; the squeaky wheel gets the grease! So start squeaking! Below is a copy of the January 30, 2018 news release requesting expression of public opinion.
January 30, 2018
CITY SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON POTENTIAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES
MOOSE JAW - The City of Moose Jaw welcomes public input on the potential for marijuana retail stores to be located in Moose Jaw.
The federal government has targeted July 1, 2018 as the date that marijuana will become a legally-permitted drug in Canada, and the provincial government has said that 60 permits to sell cannabis will be made available across the province, though municipalities may opt out of the initiative.
The City of Moose Jaw has the option of receiving two of the retail licenses, and the matter will be discussed at the next regular meeting of City Council Monday, February 12, 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.
Anyone wishing to make their opinion on the subject known to council is requested to submit a letter to the City Clerk’s office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 so members of council can give careful consideration to the matter in advance of the meeting.
Anyone wishing to address council in person at the February 12 meeting must alert the City Clerk’s office by 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 12, 2018.
City of Moose Jaw
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