WEST WENDOVER, Nevada — The possibility of recreational marijuana sales in this border community has divided its city council, who have now put an ordinance allowing for it on hold.
During a council meeting Tuesday night, some wanted to move forward with allowing recreational cannabis sales on the Utah-Nevada border while others had concerns.
“I just think it’s too premature to make a decision on the recreational marijuana at this point,” said councilman John Hanson.
Councilwoman Jasie Holm worried about allowing a dispensary to set up — but not sell recreational cannabis like others in Nevada.
“I don’t think we’re being very business friendly on the situation at all,” she said.
In 2016, Nevada voters approved recreational marijuana sales, which have generated millions in sales and taxes. The West Wendover City Council originally voted last year to