Home / Featured / Hancock Nixes Recreational Marijuana Sales
Frank A. Douglass Insurance Agency

Hancock Nixes Recreational Marijuana Sales

The City of Hancock will not open up for recreational marijuana sales at this time.

At a public hearing held by the city council last evening, Dr. David Kass pointed out the health problems caused by marijuana use, especially among adolescents…

Evan Lucas noted that adolescent use sometimes decreases in areas where legal marijuana sale is permitted…

Council members read a letter from the Hancock Board of Education, which unanimously opposed marijuana sales. The city had already decided to respect the full distance boundaries from schools and churches, which closed off the entire downtown to marijuana businesses.

After a further lengthy discussion among council members, the vote was close…

Mayor Paul LaBine said he wasn’t satisfied that the city was ready…

The commission left open the possibility that the issue could be revisited, if a better plan can be put together.

Check Also

Portage Township Debates Marijuana Policy

Portage Township has taken another tentative step toward creating an ordinance that would allow recreational …