Ordinance No. 09122023
AN INTERIM ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A STUDY AND IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON THE OPERATION OF CANNABIS BUSINESSES WITHIN GLENWOOD TOWNSHIP
At its meeting on September 12, 2023, the Town Board adopted Ordinance No. 09122023. The ordinance is an interim ordinance authorizing a study and imposing a moratorium on the operation of cannabis businesses, as defined by Minnesota Statutes, within the Town. The ordinance includes citations to authority and legislative findings, definitions of terms used, and provides for a study regarding the adoption or amendment of reasonable restrictions on the time, place, and manner of the operation of cannabis businesses, as well as the other potential local regulations allowed under Minnesota Statutes. The ordinance provides that the moratorium is in effect upon publication and will be in place until January 1, 2025, unless repealed earlier. Exceptions from the moratorium include (1) the continued operation of a business as part of the Medical Cannabis Program administered by the Minnesota Department of Health that was lawfully operating within the Town prior to July 1, 2023, (2) the lawful sale of edible cannabinoid products in compliance with Minnesota Statutes, section 151.72 and (3) sales of edible cannabinoid products at an exclusive liquor store in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 340A.412, subdivision 14. The full text of the ordinance is posted on the Town’s website and is available by contacting the Town Clerk.
David Sibell, Town Clerk
Sept. 18, 25