Montrose County wants to put the brakes on marijuana retail center applications, at least until there is better direction from the state.
The county attorney has been directed to draft a resolution for a moratorium on such retail centers, and commissioners are tentatively set to discuss the draft resolution on Monday, though the agenda is subject to change.
“It’s just to buy us time so someone can’t come in and start an application process (for a center),” Commissioner Gary Ellis said on Tuesday. “We’re trying to get ahead of it and find out what we can do.”
Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, which allows adults 21 and older to possess and use up to an ounce of marijuana, or a limited number of plants. The law is awaiting the governor’s signature.
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