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14B.130.030 License Required.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 189078, effective July 18, 2018.)

 A.  No person shall establish, conduct, maintain or operate a medical dispensary or marijuana business in the City without a valid marijuana regulatory license issued by the Office of Community & Civic Life.

B.  Any person that advertises or otherwise holds themselves to be producing, processing or offering marijuana or marijuana items for sale or financial consideration within the City will be presumed to be a medical dispensary or marijuana business subject to the terms of Chapter 14B.130.

C.  No medical dispensary or marijuana business may lawfully exist in the City absent the issuance of a state license and full regulatory oversight of the marijuana establishment by the State as well as the City.  Compliance with the requirements of this Chapter does not provide a defense to criminal prosecution under otherwise applicable law.