03 Jun North Pole Rejects Proposed Ban on Marijuana Sales
Santa Claus already has a jolly reputation and soon more of the North Pole’s citizens may earn a jolly reputation of their own, after the city voted to reject a measure that would’ve put the kibosh on medical marijuana dispensaries.
While it’s not exactly “the” North Pole, the Christmas-themed community of North Pole does exist in Alaska, and as such, it has a city council that votes on things like allowing a pot store to open in the Christmas-themed community.
The ban on a dispensary failed to pass by a 2-5 vote, reports Newsminer.com, with the mayor saying that if residents don’t want a pot shop, they won’t go there. It’d be at least 2016 before a cannabis store could open as Alaska is still hammering out regulations for the new industry. [Read more at The Consumerist]
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