The Troy City Council passed an emergency ordinance imposing a moratorium for 180 days on the granting of any permit allowing retail dispensaries, cultivators or processors of medical marijuana within the city.
During the 180-day period, the city is expected to present further legislation related to the topic for the Troy Planning Commission to consider, then City Council. The emergency ordinance was passed Monday night.
No one has yet applied for any permits for related businesses.
The medical marijuana legislation allows municipalities and townships to disallow the growing and sale of medical marijuana.
Municipalities and townships cannot prohibit a physician in their community from prescribing marijuana or prohibit a resident from taking medical marijuana as prescribed by a physician.
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