Bessemer council passes second marijuana ordinance
April 17, 2019
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — The Bessemer city council voted Monday evening to pass an ordinance to prohibit zoning in relation to the enterprise of recreational marijuana.
The unanimous vote followed the second reading of Ordinance No. 372, as well as a public hearing in which no comments were offered.
The council already had voted previously to prohibit marijuana enterprise, but city manager Charly Loper then had recommended also passing a separate, related zoning ordinance on the basis of legal opinion.
In another unanimous vote, the council also funded a three-y...