Government Tracker: Vail extends pot ban

By scott miller

Board: Vail Town Council, July 7 evening meeting.Present: Jenn Bruno, Greg Moffet, Ludwig Kurz, Mayor Andy Daly, Margaret Rogers, Dave Chapin, Dale Bugby.Issue: Second reading of an ordinance creating a 60-day extention of the town’s current moratorium on retail marijuana sales.How they voted: 7-0 to approve.Why was this needed? The town has temporarily banned retail sales of marijuana since the 2012 passage of Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana use and sales in Colorado. The current ban was set to expire, and town officials say they need more time to consider taking final action.What’s likely to happen? While Rogers said …

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