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Portland, Oregon Considering Stricter Rules on Marijuana Dispensaries

Portland is considering stricter rules on marijuana dispensaries and retailers including a 1,000-foot buffer between locations.

The City Council delayed a planned vote Wednesday on marijuana regulations until Sept. 26 after deciding more could be done to prevent businesses from clustering.

City officials had been considering 1,000-foot buffers only between marijuana retailers in the same category. For example, a medical dispensary couldn’t be near another dispensary, but it could be near a recreational-pot store once those open in late 2016.

Now officials are considering applying the buffer to all marijuana retailers, meaning any location would have to be 1,000 feet away from another store or dispensary. [Read more at the Portland Oregonian]

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