Public Safety Committee, Chula Vista – May 18, 2011

Posted on 05/18/2011

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
Chula Vista PS Subcommittee to Discuss Medical Marijuana Wednesday May 18
Chula Vista – Public Safety Subcommittee To Discuss Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

On Wednesday, May 18, 2011, the City of Chula Vista’s Public Safety Subcommittee will be meeting to discuss “Medical Marijuana Dispensaries” and crafting their recommendations to the Chula Vista City Council. The City currently has a moratorium on dispensaries which is due to expire on June 21st of this year. At the Wednesday meeting, the subcommittee will hear reports from the City Attorney, Police Department, and the City’s Planning department. No medical marijuana patients or patient’s rights advocacy groups are officially scheduled to present.

In order to prevent the City from enacting an outright ban, it is critical that everyone who cares about this issue come out on Wednesday at 6pm to the meeting and help present a patient perspective as well as the benefits well organized dispensaries bring to the patient community as well as the surrounding neighborhood. Mark your calendars for Wednesday and take the time to attend the meeting and express your views on this issue. The prohibitionists are planning on coming out in full force and we need your help to balance the one sided view that the committee will be hearing.

WHAT: Chula Vista – Public Safety Subcommittee Discusses Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
WHEN: Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Chula Vista Woman’s Club, 357 G St., Chula Vista, 91910

Below is the official Press Release from the city regarding the meeting:
Chula Vista City Council – Public Safety Subcommittee – News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2011

Contact:
Leslie Wolf Branscomb
Linda Wagner
(619) 691-5044

SUBCOMMITTEE MEETS WEDNESDAY – Medical Marijuana Dispensaries on the Agenda

Chula Vista, CA – The Public Safety Subcommittee of the Chula Vista City Council will meet Wednesday to discuss the future of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.

The city currently has a moratorium on such dispensaries. However, the moratorium is due to expire June 21.

Presentations on the topic will be given by the City Attorney, the Police Department and the city Planning Department. Chula Vista City Council members Patricia Aguilar and Steve Castaneda, who sit on the subcommittee, will present the results of the meeting to the City Council.

The Public Safety Subcommittee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Chula Vista Woman’s Club, 357 G St., Chula Vista, 91910.
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