Breckenridge Town Council sides with voters on marijuana question

Breckenridge Town Council sides with voters on marijuana question
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By Phil Lindeman

After six months of heated debate, Breckenridge Town Council sided with voters Tuesday on an ordinance banning retail marijuana along Main Street. Come Feb. 2, Breckenridge Cannabis Club, one of the oldest dispensaries in the county and the only shop in downtown Breck, will likely be forced to find a new storefront. The council voted 6-1 in favor of upholding the ban, with Councilwoman Elisabeth Lawrence as the lone dissenting voice. While the special election didn’t require immediate action from the council, it drew 1,325 voters — nearly half of the town’s voting population — and town officials didn’t want …

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