Anaheim City Council members have turned down permitting hashish retailers to open within the metropolis.
At final week’s public council assembly, many residents argued that hashish gross sales may create a a lot wanted new income stream to fill an anticipated $75 million finances shortfall stemming from the novel coronavirus. Reports MRR
Questions have been additionally raised concerning the timing of the initiative in addition to what pursuits would profit.
During a three-hour, tense hashish debate throughout final Tuesday’s council assembly, Councilwoman Denise Barnes, who opposed hashish retailers, stated folks like Chamber of Commerce President Todd Ament would profit from the retailers.
“There will be people who benefit from this, let’s not kid ourselves,” Barnes stated. “I really feel it would be best for Mr. Ament to come forward in this discussion.”