The city’s planning and zoning committee will consider removing barriers to make it easier for medical marijuana centers to open on Main Street and in other commercial areas at its next meeting Tuesday, Nov. 5.
The zoning change would allow marijuana merchants to apply for a business license like any other business, instead of being required to face city councilors to ask for a special permit.
City Planning Director Michael Vickers said the planning department initiated the change to keep up with other cities and governments in New Mexico.
“It’s just something we need to address in the future, as far as zoning,” Vickers said. Login to read more