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By Sean C. Morgan
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Council to discuss pot on May 6


April 21, 2015

SWEET HOME City Council members, left, and staff discuss proposed ordinances governing the use and sale of marijuana at their meeting last week as a full-house audience observes the proceedings. Photo by Sean C. Morgan

The Sweet Home City Council last week set May 6 as the date for a public meeting about marijuana.

During the meeting, city officials will explain their understanding of the legal framework – what the city can and cannot do – surrounding marijuana since Oregon voters passed Measure 91, legalizing recreational use of marijuana under state law, in the November general election.

Following the informational session, the council will hear from members of the public about what they think the city should do regarding marijuana.

Councilor Jeff Goodwin has proposed banning marijuana a...

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