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Bessemer marijuana facilites repeal passed 4-0


December 8, 2017

Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

MORE THAN 40 people attend the public hearing to repeal ordinances 356 and 357, authorizing medical marijuana facilities in Bessemer's industrial park. The council voted 4-0 to repeal, despite the urgent pleas of the public to allow medical marijuana facilities into Bessemer.


BESSEMER - Bessemer ordinances 356 and 357, allowing marijuana facilities in the industrial park, were repealed by the city council on a 4-0 vote Thursday evening.

The auditorium in city hall was packed with more than 40 people in attendance. When Mayor Adam Zak opened the floor for public comment, people respectfully stated their positions, either for or against the marijuana proposal and by 7:30 p.m., public comment wound down and the session was closed.

Zak initiated the measure, which was seconded by Allen Archie to repeal both ordinances an...

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