Could liberal-minded citizens be thinking profit while others suffer losing their teens to drugs?
The words we heard from our mayor, Rob Duncan, when he was running against Sue Lesch were jobs, jobs, jobs.
Councilman laments lost economic opportunity and “what might’ve been.”
Norwalk Mayor Rob Duncan's veto on welcoming a medical-marijuana cultivation facility stands.
“The grow legislation uses the medicinal angle for nominal purposes only. If you step through the grow door, it locks you in.”
Duncan’s objections include a “lack of adequate time to consider” the complex issues involved.
Debate over a medical marijuana cultivation site seems to center on the fear that Norwalk will be seen as encouraging use of an illicit drug.
Five reconsideration votes would override the mayor’s veto, making the legislation law.
“Hearsay and anecdotal reports do not count,” local doctor says.
Our law enforcement have enough problems with drugs without putting this problem out there for them to handle.
Norwalk resident questions why certain city officials are in such a hurry to get legislation passed.
Council members respond to Mayor Duncan’s statements about a medical marijuana cultivation business in Norwalk.
Huron County health board says it could pose government funding issues, produce less income than expected and actually cause more overdoses.
The mayor has 10 days in which to file his veto. Council must act on it, or essentially take another vote, at its next session.
Norwalk Mayor Rob Duncan says “every job is not right for this community.”