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Planning Commission looks at medical marijuana nursery rules

In 2010, the Mammoth Lakes Planning Commission reasoned that a medical marijuana nursery would operate under the same regulations as any nursery. As one planner said, “Just like anyone selling poinsettias or ferns.” A few years later, however, things may have changed. Medical marijuana issues have gone to court and activities are heavily regulated. The […]

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Two apply for medical marijuana dispensary permit

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department has received two applications for a permit to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the Town of Mammoth. Voters had approved an ordinance that allows two dispensaries in Town with guidelines on where they can be located.  Initially, the Planning Commission did grant permits to Steve Klassen and to Robert […]

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Medical marijuana in Mammoth: temporary permit moratorium

In 2010, Mammoth Lakes voters said yes to medical marijuana co-operatives in town.  In 2012, a federal crackdown led to the closure of one of Mammoth’s two co-ops.  Now, the police chief reports that the status of medical marijuana has turned into a temporary moratorium. Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson stood up at Wednesday night’s […]

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Klassen closes his medical marijuana dispensary

Steve Klassen spearheaded the right to open medical marijuana dispensaries in the Town of Mammoth Lakes. It was a lengthy process, including a vote of the people.  Now, following news that a U.S. Attorney would meet with the Mono DA’s office over dispensary operations, Klassen has closed the doors of his outlet, Green Mammoth. On […]

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