Cannabis ordinance may be in place in South Lake Tahoe by March 2019

[Paula Peterson]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - The new city council had to tackle the big issue of a cannabis ordinance during their first meeting together on Tuesday, an issue that had been before the previous council numerous times. Two versions of an ordinance were presented but neither passed muster in the eyes of the council and they hope to have one that addresses their issues come before them at their January 15, 2019 meeting.

This was City Councilman Cody Bass's first council meeting and the first one he had to recuse himself from as he is president of the Tahoe Wellness Cooperative (TWC), South Lake Tahoe's lone medical cannabis dispensary.

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has said that while Bass cannot participate from the dais he is allowed to speak from the floor. In the past ...

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