Coronavirus: Officials urge Santa Clara County to reverse ban on in-store recreational cannabis sales

  • Officials urge Santa Clara County to reverse ban on in-store recreational cannabis sales
  • State and local lawmakers are urging Santa Clara County officials to reverse a decision made last week to ban the sale of recreational cannabis in stores.
  • When Bay Area officials first instituted a stay-at-home order in mid-March, Santa Clara County deemed cannabis dispensaries were essential businesses, and as such, permitted to remain open.
  • The decision not only sparked backlash from owners and operators of dispensaries but has also raised concerns for some local and state officials that represent the county’s residents.

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