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Editorial: Vote Yes on Proposition #1 to keep marijuana commmercialization out of Petersburg


Voters who want to ban commercial growing and sale of marijuana within our borough should not be intimidated by some of the arguments for allowing the enterprise to exist.

Voters should remember that there is no harm in waiting.

1. Wait for federal law to change. Should other states allow for the commercialization of marijuana, it’s likely elected officials will change federal regulations.

2. Wait for banking regulations to change. Eventually legal business enterprises will have to be permitted to deposit funds in federally controlled banks.

3. Wait for other states and towns to work out...

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