Report On Medical Cannabis Has Reached Council

300x300xmarijuana-300x300.jpg.pagespeed.ic_.5VfzFg1zd7.jpgWhile many residents are not opposed to the use of medical marijuana because it has been found to be helpful for some people who suffer from certain medical conditions, they are opposed to the location of these facilities because it may impact property values in their neighborhoods. Because of this, Niagara Falls city council will be taking a more in-depth look at the medical marijuana issue on Tuesday when they will review a staff report dealing with regulations of facilities and sensitive uses.

In Dec. 16, the city’s committee of adjustment approved two zoning variances, one for the former Redpath Sugar Plant at 5855 Garner Rd. and the other was for the former Kimberly Clark factory at 4431 Victoria Ave.

However, at a special meeting of council on Jan. 2, residents from a nearby subdivision close to Garner Rd., packed the council chambers and voiced their objection to the proposed development because of its location.

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