Medical marijuana: Colorado Springs zoning rule would force closure of 69 MMJ centers

While members of the Colorado Springs Medical Cannabis Council are celebrating results showing that an El Paso County measure to ban medical marijuana businesses officially lost at the polls, they're already facing another potential crisis.

According to CSMCC president Tanya Garduno, a zoning change under consideration tomorrow could force the closure of 69 MMJ centers in the city -- 41 percent of the total.

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