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…

cbd-hemp-oil

Middletown adopts medical marijuana ordinance

The Middletown Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 for Middletown to allow up to one marijuana grower-processor and one dispensary in the township. The dissenter, Tom Tosti, said the ordinance was too restrictive. “I support the direction we’re heading, but I think we’re limiting ourselves,” he explained. “I want to do more for this, because it…

Court. of Bensalem Township

Bensalem Council to consider ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities

Bensalem Council members discussed passing an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities in the township during their meeting last week. This is not a new idea for Lower Bucks municipalities. Since Pennsylvania legislators passed the Medical Marijuana Act last year, Warminster, Lower Southampton, Falls Township and Northampton have passed ordinances to regulate zoning for growing…

medical-marijuana-sign

Lower Southampton gets ready for medical marijuana

Lower Southampton officials passed an ordinance that will regulate zoning for medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities in the township this week. That makes the municipality the second in Bucks to take proactive measures before medical marijuana dispensaries start popping up throughout the state. Warminster passed a similar ordinance earlier in September. “Having something on…