Manhattan Beach News

Manhatta Beach prepares its own Cannabis initiative for November 8 Ballot 

by Mark McDermott  The Manhattan Beach City Council, grappling with a cannabis industry initiative that would override the City’s ban on commercial cannabis sales, Tuesday night agreed on the outlines of an alternative initiative that would regulate where cannabis shops may be located, and heavily tax their products.  The City’s ballot measure creates 1,000-foot buffer zones near schools, churches, and the beach, where cannabis shops would not be allowed. It would also impose a 20 percent tax, which in addition…