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Ontonagon council hears warnings from residents


September 11, 2019

Jan Tucker/Daily Globe

Councilman Mike Mogan uses a chart to show the Ontonagon Village Council and a large audience why he thinks approving a marijuana business in the community would not financially benefit the village.


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ONTONAGON - While the Ontonagon Village Council has been considering the question of an ordinance to allow the licensing of marijuana facilities and businesses in the village or adopting an ordinance to prohibit them, the crowd at Monday's council meeting left no doubt about what they wanted.

Speaker after speaker called on the council to opt-out of permission for such business in Ontonagon. Tim Guzek, a former Ontonagon police chief and officer, and county deputy sheriff asked if the village had contacted the 600 similar villages in the state about why th...

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