City Council To Consider Ban On Medical Pot Stores - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

City Council To Consider Ban On Medical Pot Stores

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Billings City Council is scheduled to consider an ordinance that would ban medical marijuana storefronts in the city.

The Billings Gazette reports the council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. There will be no public hearing on the ordinance at the meeting.

The council passed an emergency 90-day ban on such businesses on July 5, but a judge issued a temporary restraining order on July 22 suspending that ordinance. Medical marijuana providers argued that the council passed an emergency ordinance when there was no
emergency. A hearing on that lawsuit has not been held.


      
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