Marijuana ordinance to make Nederland first U.S. city to regulate pot since its prohibition?

The Amendment 64 Shadow Task Force is made up of activists monitoring a governor-appointed group charged with making recommendations about the implementation of A64, which allows adults 21 and over to possess small amounts of marijuana. Now, the shadow task force is trying to beat the state to the punch via an ordinance that would make Nederland "the first town in America to regulate marijuana since it's prohibition some 76 years ago."
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