News Alert!!: Needles, CA: You Are For or Against the Manufacturing and Sale of Recreational Marijuana?

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: You Are For or Against the Manufacturing and Sale of Recreational Marijuana?

Since the beginning of 2018, recreational marijuana uses and sales is legal in California, but in Needles, California, only sales of medical marijuana as well as the manufacturing of medical marijuana are only allow as part of the City of Needles’ Marijuana Ordinance.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, “The City’s Marijuana Ordinance since first adopted has allowed marijuana for medical use only. All of the dispensary, cultivation, manufacturing, or other permits contain that medical use only limitation. No adult use or “recreational” sales of any kind is allowed. Additionally when each of these facilities with a local permit apply for the state permit, as required, it is circulated to the City for compliance certification, and the City will not certify a non-medical license/permit. Any violations of the local ordinance or state law will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law; both criminally and through civil proceedings, including revocation of any permit to operate. Let me be clear. No sales for adult, recreational, or non medical use is allowed.

But, some City of Needles officials want to know from the community if they support or oppose the manufacturing of marijuana for recreational uses, and if the community support or oppose the selling of recreational marijuana in Needles, California.

** Community Question: **

  • Would you support or oppose the manufacturing of marijuana for recreational uses in Needles, California?
  • Would you support or oppose the sale of recreational marijuana in Needles, California?

If would like to, please add the reason why you either support or oppose.

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2 thoughts on “News Alert!!: Needles, CA: You Are For or Against the Manufacturing and Sale of Recreational Marijuana?

  1. Thank you for bringing this subject to the City Council for consideration, whomever it was!
    Yay! I am all in favor of recreational manufacture and sale and use of cannabis in my beautiful and ‘poor’, town, Needles, California.
    It may bring all good things to Needles, but we won’t know if we don’t act now. The business prospects are wide open. We need more residents for a grocery store to do business, we need a Destination Cause to bring people to Needles, to do more than drive through. I love this town and we have had our hearts in the right place to be able to serve the medical needs of our citizens. Now let’s step up the scale and make Needles a great place to play and/or stay!
    Thanks again for considering this important issue and we can make our town : Destination In the Desert!

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