L.A. planners approve marijuana business zoning regulations

The Los Angeles City Council Planning Commission approved an ordinance on Thursday that sets zoning regulations and land use guidelines for marijuana growers and retailers in the city. The ordinance mandates that retail marijuana stores be located at least 800 feet from schools, parks, libraries, drug treatment facilities or other marijuana shops, according to the City News Service. California’s recreational marijuana law, which goes into effect in January, requires retailers to be just 600 feet from these types of locations. Supporters of the 800-foot buffer zone asserted it would prevent more than one marijuana store from being ... L.A. planners approve marijuana business zoning regulations is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs