Marijuana dispensary near swap meet lot gets greenlight – Today's News-Herald
The Lake Havasu City Council cleared the way for a marijuana dispensary to operate at 200 London Bridge Road – located across Paseo Del Sol from the swap meet parking lot and across London Bridge Road from the Lake Havasu State Park’s special events entrance.
The council narrowly approved a request from property owner Dr. Jack Dunn to rezone the property from limited commercial into a general commercial/planned development that grants a couple exemptions to restrictions in City Code needed to allow a marijuana business to operate in that location. The council ultimately voted 4-3 to approve the request with Jeni Coke, Nancy Campbell, and David Lane casting the dissenting votes.
Although the use has been approved, there are no immediate plans for a dispensary to move into that location – even after the building is constructed. Mychal Gordon with Desert Land Group said the owners do not have a marijuana license currently, but the plan is for them to provide an option for one of the existing businesses in town to move to their planned facility once it is constructed. There are currently two dispensaries in town – Harvest HOC of Havasu and Farm Fresh.
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