… approving an ordinance designed to regulate the growing, distribution and sale of retail cannabis write Ganjapreneuer
The report goes on to say…This move comes before the state has even begun accepting applications for recreational business licenses, which is expected to happen Jan. 4, 2016.
They want to “go forward with some really tight regulations,” said Board Chairman John Ludlow. The ordinance bans commercial cultivation in all zones except small rural plots that are already zoned for farm or forest use. It also imposes strict controls on indoor growing, and limits processing cannabis into concentrates to industrial-use zones and buildings.
The ordinance also outlines high minimum distances between recreational marijuana retail shops and schools, parks, and daycare centers.