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Hillsborough commissioners approve six-month moratorium on medical pot dispensaries

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The Hillsborough County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt a 180-day moratorium on permitting new medical marijuana dispensing facilities. The move comes 34 days before Floridians go to the polls to decide whether medical marijuana should be legal in the state. County Attorney Chip Fletcher said the moratorium will allow county staff to develop rules regarding parking, zoning, and other location criteria regarding construction of such facilities in the county. He also said his staff would be able to explore the parameters of what…

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