Marijuana

Medical marijuana bill: Read the latest version, to be introduced at the Capitol tomorrow

Westword has obtained the latest copy of House Bill1284 -- the much anticipated medical marijuana measure shaped by Representative Tom Massey, among others.

Some highlights: Under the document's provisions, the state would have licensing authority over "the size, dimensions, and acceptable colors for a medical marijuana center sign;" authorizes counties and municipalities "to prohibit the operation of medical marijuana centers" or limit their number; bans on-site consumption; and prohibits licensing to anyone "who is not of good moral character."

There's more -- much more -- in these 48 pages. To read them, click here.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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