Cannabis Business to Open Next to the Good News Rescue Mission

REDDING, Calif – On Sept. 11, a cannabis business took the next step in an appeal to open shop right in front of the Good News Rescue Mission.

“It’s like the first thing you’ll see when you look over at the Good News Rescue Mission, like ‘oh they have a cannabis club,'” said Ant Sevilla from Empire Recovery Center. “It’s a little difficult to process when you know what kind of services they offer there.”

The proposed business will take over the old Northern Rehab Center on South Market Street.

However, for some rehab facilities in town, they do not feel the move is appropriate.

“They have a right to open a business, but should it be next to a treatment facility?” Sevilla said. 

Empire Recovery Center told Action News Now they experienced a similar situation when they had a facility in the city of Shasta Lake.

Their neighbor was a cannabis dispensary.

Although they didn’t have trouble with

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