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City begins gathering final details on medical cannabis regulations in preparation for public meeting

Under the draft medical cannabis business licence bylaw the city will permit the use of cannabis dispensaries in specified downtown zones (red and orange), with “additional requirements limiting proximity to certain facilities and each other.” — Photo courtesy City of Nelson

A new pot of regulations are brewing over medical cannabis in Nelson as the city prepares to hash out its legal language to regulate the industry prior to the passing of federal law.

The introduction of what might comprise medical cannabis business licence regulations in Nelson were on the table for perusal Monday in city council’s committee-of-the-whole meeting.