Jan and Lynn Harris provide input during a public meeting at Cook Memorial Library Monday evening discussing the marijuana dispensary issue in La Grande. (PHIL BULLOCK/The Observer)
The question is on the tip of the tongues of many La Grande residents.
Where should La Grande's future medical marijuana dispensaries be?
City of La Grande Planner Mike Boquist received plenty of heartfelt input on the issue Monday night during a hearing conducted to obtain public opinion on this question.
Oregon law only states that medical marijuana dispensaries can not be within 1,000 feet of kindergarten through 12th grade schools with multiple grades or another dispensary. Municipalities have the option, however, of adding places they can not be near, additions the La Grande City Council may make.
For full story, see Wednesday's edition of The Observer