WILX News 10, Your Breaking News and Weather Authority, reports that the Jackson City Council met last night to discuss a long list of issues, including whether or not to allow medical and recreational marijuana businesses to operate within city limits, and if so, where to put them. (see official language below)

The six member council split 3-3 on both those measures. And Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies was not present at last night's meeting to sway the issue one way or the other.

 

 

Seems that the City of Jackson has to find some sort of redress to the impasse, though at this point, there isn't a reported 'next step'.

 

 

D. Licensing Chapter 16 - Ordinance to Permit, License and Regulate Certain Medical Marihuana Facilities in the City of Jackson. (First Reading) Recommendation: Approve an Ordinance to permit, license and regulate certain medical marihuana facilities pursuant to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and to Opt In to Recreational Marihuana Establishments pursuant to the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act with a second reading of the ordinance following the City Planning Commission review of the companion Zoning Ordinance.

E. Zoning Ordinance Chapter 28 to Designate Zoning Districts and Other Zoning Requirements for Certain Medical Marihuana Facilities in the City of Jackson. (First Reading) Recommendation: Approve an Ordinance to permit and regulate the zoning of certain medical marihuana facilities pursuant to the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, and to Opt In to Recreational Marihuana Establishments pursuant to the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act with a second rea