Pittsfield Township considers medical marijuana provisioning center rules | MLive.com

Pittsfield Township plans to consider regulations and zoning for medical marijuana provisioning centers.

The Board of Trustees recently received information from Township Attorney Jim Fink describing how neighboring communities regulate and zone provisioning centers, formerly referred to as dispensaries

The issue will either land before the planning commission or come back before the board at a meeting later this summer or fall.

"The discussion was 'Here is where we are. Here are some options to think about. Here's what some other communities have done. That's it so far,'" Fink said.

The township 's zoning ordinance currently doesn't address provisioning centers, which is one avenue for medical marijuana cardholders to distribute and obtain the drug. Fink says without the facilities addressed in in the township's zoning code or state law, provisioning centers aren't permitted.

However, one did open without notifying the township. Though it still operates, the Board of Trustees...

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