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Pasadena’s six profitable candidates for cannabis retail dispensaries might quickly hit some sudden pace bumps on their approach to doing enterprise within the metropolis.
A gaggle of protesters Monday challenged the Metropolis Council’s cannabis licensing course of, claiming that the Metropolis had not adopted its personal procedures within the choice of cannabis retailers.
Andrea Garcia, of the League of Latin American Residents, studying an announcement by Martin Gordon of the Pasadena Neighborhood Coalition, advised the Council throughout public remark, “There was to be an preliminary evaluation of candidates by the marketing consultant…together with group enter on the seamless integration of the websites into the material of the group.”
Garcia continued, “This course of was to be open and clear. The scores for all candidates should be launched instantly, and the person scores on social fairness have to be included within the scores.”
Los Angeles political organizer Artwork Pulido backed up Garcia along with his personal assertion, telling the Council that it “ought to return and have a look at what occurred, after which come again and re-evaluate on why the group was not concerned within the course of.”
Revealed: June 12, 2019
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