Liberty Twp. trustees have agreed to ban all medical marijuana businesses, but may reconsider later allowing dispensaries after more research can be done.
The township’s legal counsel advised trustees that extending the moratorium that has been in place for over a year could be problematic, so trustees began the process to ban such new businesses, according to Liberty Twp. Trustee Steve Schramm.
“It appears as if most of the good business opportunities have passed us by — the testing facilities, the processing facilities — that leaves you with basically retail outlets,” Schramm said. “It appears there’s been nobody in Liberty that has even applied for one. My only reason for hanging on to the moratorium as long as I did was we might have some kind of business opportunity and now they are all gone.”
Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law last year a bill that legalizes marijuana for medicinal uses, including cancer, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress