Portland City Hall Is Poised to Admit It Wrapped Cannabis Businesses in Too Much Red Tape
Tensions have been building over the last several months regarding the overbearing rules and regulations created and enforced by the City of Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement.
Fortunately, even City Council seems to agree that cannabis business regulation under commissioner Amanda Fritz has gone too far.
A majority of the council appears poised to roll back some of the city’s year-old rules governing where and how dispensaries operate.
“We shouldn’t perpetuate fees and regulations simply to maintain a regulatory structure if the regulatory structure is unnecessary,” says Commissioner Steve Novick.
Head over to Willamette Week for the rest of the story and the top complaints from cannabis businesses!