Court. of Bensalem Township

Bensalem passes medical marijuana ordinance with minor changes

After discussion in two previous meetings, Bensalem Council passed an ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries and growing and processing facilities during its Feb. 13 meeting. The ordinance remains similar to the one previously discussed in January, but with a few minor tweaks. Instead of regulating business hours as a whole for grower/processors, the ordinance will…

Court. of Bensalem Township

Bensalem Council gets close to medical marijuana ordinance

Bensalem Council was close to an agreement on how to handle medical marijuana facilities last week with a proposed ordinance regulating them. According to Bensalem Solicitor Joseph Pizzo, the current zoning code does not provide for the specific uses created by Act 16 of 2016, Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law. The proposed ordinance would create guidelines…