The Holyoke City Council will vote on Nov. 21, 2017 whether to establish an ordinance to regulate retail marijuana businesses, a rule that would limit them to industrial zones and end the need for a moratorium. HOLYOKE -- Establishing a retail marijuana firm would require a $500 fee and a special permit from the City Council and the business would be confined to general industrial zones, under a City Council committee's recommendation Tuesday. The full City Council will vote whether to adopt the Ordinance Committee's proposal at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21 at City Hall. The five-page proposal spells out regulations over the cultivation, processing, testing and sales of marijuana. If adopted, the ordinance means that the city won't...
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Retail marijuana businesses limited to industrial zones in Holyoke proposal with moratorium unnecessary