Al Lawrence, Correspondent Published 12:36 p.m. ET March 6, 2018
Madison Township water tower. Photo by Nick Juhasz, courtesy of WikiCommons.(Photo: Photo by Nick Juhasz, courtesy of WikiCommons)
MANSFIELD – Before deciding on any medical marijuana legislation, Madison Township trustees are asking residents to share their thoughts.
Trustees will accept information, both pro and con, through the end of the month before voting whether to support medical marijuana operations in the township at their April 2 regular meeting. The public comment period and the vote were brought up by new trustee Jim Houser at the board’s regular meeting on Monday.
“It was brought to my attention through an email that a lot of surrounding townships have voted against the processing, dispensing and cultivation of medical marijuana and that Madison has not taken a stand one way or another,” Houser said. “To my understanding there was some discussion before I was elected, but the trustees have not taken an official declaration on behalf of the township.”
Houser said the Village of Lexington, and Washington, Springfield, Sandusky