Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh said Tuesday he has been approached by at least one firm interested in the possibility of opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Council Bluffs.
Walsh said a representative of C&G Management visited his office Tuesday morning asking if the mayor would forward a letter of support to the Iowa Department of Public Health.
“I told them ‘no,’ but I also told them that I would not forward a letter of support for any other firm” that expressed interest in opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Council Bluffs. Walsh said that the C&G Management representative did not ask that he take the matter to the City Council for a vote.
The City Council in Sioux City voted 4-1 Monday night to support those who want to open a medical marijuana oil dispensary in Sioux City.
One company, MedPharm, has been approved to sell medical marijuana in Iowa and had requested the Sioux City letter of support. The council instead decided to include support for any entity willing to do business with the