The Compassionate Use Dispensary Regulation and Taxation Act accomplishes the following:
› Establishes Zones Where Compassionate Use Dispensaries Are Allowed To Operate
› Allows dispensaries in commercial zones and industrial light zones.
› Prohibits Compassionate Use Dispensaries From Operating In Sensitive Zones - including residential zones and near areas where children congregate
› Prohibits dispensaries from operating in Residential, Agricultural and Industrial Heavy base zones.
› Empowers The City To Collect Supplemental Tax Revenue, Of 2.5%, For The City Budget From Compassionate Use Dispensaries
› Allows The City To Levy Cost Recovery Fees To Mitigate The Cost Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Regulation
› The city can implement cost recovery fees for any costs associated with the Compassionate Use Dispensary Act
› Establishes Operational Standards for compassionate use dispensary including operational hours, security measures, and signage standards
§ Security Guard Requirements.
§ Security Cameras Requirements
§ Alarm System Requirements
§ Interior and Exterior Lighting Requirements
§ Secured Storage of Medical Cannabis.
§ Hours of Operation Requirements
§ Exterior and Interior Signage Requirements
§ Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages on Premises
§ No Cannabis Visible from Exterior of Compassionate Use Dispensaries.
§ Labeling Requirements for Edibles
§ Restrictions on Dispensing to Qualified Patients Under Eighteen Years of Age.
§ No Evaluations for the Use of Medical Cannabis Allowed on Premises.
§ Background Checks and Training Required for Directors.