BILLINGS, Mont. – The Billings Metropolis Council is ready to debate marijuana business regulation, licensing and zoning on the metropolis council assembly on Tuesday, September 7.
Billings Metropolis Council Member Penny Ronning stated there are a number of regulatory areas the council is contemplating proper now:
1. Quantity cap for grownup use dispensaries, if any. 2. Quantity cap for dispensaries promoting solely medical marijuana, if any. 3. Buffer zones from delicate areas (i.e., faculties, daycare facilities, baby care facilities, public parks, locations of worship, and so forth.) 4. Zoning districts for dispensaries. 5. Cultivation cover restrict, if any. 6. Cultivation water guidelines and rules, if any. 7. Plus elements for award of adult-use dispensary license resembling vitality and water conservation, use of recycled supplies, aesthetics in premises and signage, and so forth.
Ronning added that also they are starting discussions on manufacturing and testing.
The assembly agenda says:
“Though the State of Montana has offered for testing on the state stage, as a result of there is no such thing as a federal regulation of marijuana, further testing may very well be carried out by the Metropolis of Billings.”
Voters in Billings will determine in November if marijuana might be offered contained in the Metropolis of Billings. Voters in Yellowstone County may even determine in November if there will probably be a 3% gross sales tax on adult-use and/or medical marijuana gross sales.