Council to take a first peek at new cannabis laws

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What: Davis City Council meeting

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd.

Watch it: On City of Davis Government Channel 16 and as streaming video at

The Davis City Council could set the course for local cannabis policy Tuesday, as much-anticipated ordinances on outdoor cultivation and zoning for dispensaries will appear before the council for input.

Nov. 8 marked the day when Californians voted overwhelming in favor of legal pot consumption for adults. And since Election Day, city staffers have been busy at work to create local laws that manage this new legal product.

Nearly all of Tuesday’s meeting will be dedicated to the cannabis discussion, with the workshop comprising the only discussion item on this week’s council agenda. The latest draft ordinance appears after months of public input, online polls and forums on the issue.

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