Maricopa County Attorney Tells Board of Supervisors Not to Issue Pot Dispensary Zoning Permits

Arizona Republic:  “Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery advised the Board of Supervisors this week against issuing permits to medical-marijuana dispensaries on county-controlled lands, fearing a backlash from the federal government. . . . Montgomery said although the federal government clearly will not prosecute seriously ill patients using pot as medicine, the same legal ‘safe haven’ does not exist for dispensary agents or local government employees who implement the state’s law.”

“‘I’m not comforted by a wink and a nod’ from the federal government, Montgomery said”

By | 2011-05-20T07:51:30+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Stories & Articles|Comments Off on Maricopa County Attorney Tells Board of Supervisors Not to Issue Pot Dispensary Zoning Permits

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The author of this article is Richard Keyt, an Arizona business law attorney who is the creator of this Arizona medical marijuana law website. Connect with Richard at 480-664-7478 or on Google+