The Jamestown City Council. P-J file photo by Dennis Phillips


The Jamestown City Council could be opting out of allowing cannabis dispensaries and consumption sites.

On Monday, the council is slated to vote on the local law during its monthly voting session meeting. There has been very little discussion by city officials on the option of opting out.

In April, the council and Mayor Eddie Sundquist had a discussion about the legalization of recreational pot use and about the local law opt out option, but have not had one since.

Sundquist said last spring that by the end of the year, the council has to decide whether to opt out of allowing dispensaries to operate or allow them to be active in the city. Along with dispensaries, he said the city can opt out of allowing on-site marijuana consumption facilities as well. If the city does opt out Monday, the council has the option in the future to opt back in to allow for dispensaries and consumption sites.

Sundquist said the city can regulate the time, location and manner in how marijuana is dispensed in the city, which

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