Most Clinton Leaders Oppose The Sale of Medical Marijuana in Cities!


Many of the alderman in the City of Clinton and Mayor Phil Fisher is urging the citizens of Clinton to vote “no” on permitting the sale of medical marijuana inside the municipal borders. They emphasize to voters that the issue is not whether they support or oppose medical marijuana.

Despite the fact that there would be many dispensaries nearby, including the recently opened River Remedy in Byram, they expressed concern that people are being told they won’t have access if Tuesday’s vote is unsuccessful.

Most Clinton Leaders Oppose The Sale of Medical Marijuana in Cities!

Some board members voiced their worries about the potential impact of medical marijuana on city crime. “This is a secure neighborhood. Why would we do anything to put that at risk? This will put more pressure on us, according to our police force’s chief of police.

This is detrimental to us. In Clinton, medical marijuana is not necessary. We would be disobeying the request from those who are in charge of keeping us secure if we allowed that to be included. In my opinion, it’s not a step backward. Ward 2 Alderman Jim Martin stated, “I believe it to be a step backward.

Ward 5 Alderwoman Beverly Oliver, who had to attend the meeting via phone, asserted that there is no connection between the use of medical marijuana and an increase in crime. The Bureau of Narcotics and other federal agents’ statistics. Statistics show no change.

Between road fatalities, according to many researchers, is 25 years. burglary, or something similar, increases the rate of suicide. On that, the evidence is predicated, she said. Nonetheless, Mayor Phil Fisher called the medical marijuana business a swindle and had harsh words for the sector.

The Traceway Park will host Tuesday’s election. 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. is when polls will be open. The Brighton Park municipal clerk’s office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday to accept absentee ballots.

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