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Read the full ordinance that would ban the growth and sale of recreational marijuana in Alhambra

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Alhambra , CA United States

At 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10, Alhambra’s City Council will consider the first reading of an ordinance to ban the commercial growth and sale of recreational marijuana within city limits.

The ordinance would also ban commercial deliveries of cannabis except for medicinal purposes and would only allow deliveries by a primary caregiver to a patient at a private residence. Deliveries would only be able to occur between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m.

California residents passed Proposition 64 in 2016, allowing for the personal use and commercial cultivation and sale of recreational marijuana in the state. Proposition 64, however, allows local cities to regulate commercial activity related to recreational marijuana.

Proposition 64 allows for the growth of up to six cannabis plants for personal use. Alhambra’s ordinance would restrict personal cultivation to structures that are fully enclosed and require the written consent of a private residence’s owner.

The city has imposed three moratoriums on private cannabis cultivation and non-medical facilities in the last two years before drafting this ordinance. The planning commission unanimously approved this ordinance during their Aug. 20 meeting. Read the full staff report and ordinance below.

In other business, the City Council will consider reducing the speed limit on Palatine Drive from 25 miles per hour to 15 miles per hour. The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce and the San Gabriel Municipal Water District will also make a presentation about the Alhambra Beautiful Awards, which this year chose homes and businesses with the most attractive drought-tolerant landscaping.

The City Council will also present Anthony Rodella and James Morrell with commendations for winning medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The consent agenda includes the award of two grants for the Alhambra Civic Center Library to purchase new books.

Alhambra City Council agenda for Sept. 10, 2018 by Phoenix Tso on Scribd

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