Marijuana protest resolution passes

The Bethel City Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution protesting the issuance of a retail marijuana license to Alaska Grown Cannabis proposing to operate at 230 Tundra Way in Bethel.

According to Resolution 19-09, which was brought forth by council member Carole Jung-Jordan, the Administrative Report from the City identified concerns that the proposed location is connected to a premises identified by the State Deputy Fire Marshal to have fire and life safety hazards which were discovered after a Fire and Life Safety Inspection conducted on May 11, 2018.

240 Tundra Way is an apartment complex which is physically attached to the proposed location for the retail marijuana license.

“Due to this proximity and the type of hazards identified, the Council does not feel the property would be safe for any type of occupancy,” says Res. 19-09.

The inspection of 240 Tundra Way identified

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