Bridgeport mayor backs proposed marijuana farm

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch says the city's zoning commission is moving too slowly to promote economic growth and cited its recent rejection of a plan to open a medical marijuana farm.

In an interview with the Connecticut Post Finch said the Planning and Zoning Commission should be more pro-business. The commission rejected on Monday a proposal to locate a marijuana farm in a warehouse.

Fairfield resident Rob Schulter wants to take advantage of Connecticut's recent legalization of medical marijuana and grow and sell pot wholesale.

The zoning board said there are too many unknowns and raised concerns about security and whether employees could steal the marijuana.

Finch said the pot farm is a legal use and that officials should make sure business plans will not stall.

The newspaper could not reach the zoning chairman for comment.


Information from: Connecticut Post

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OMG,just because its legal doesnt mean we really want it,,we must STOP this progressive thinking,,thats what got us the devils tools such as cars and planes and electricity. We must all think like its the 1850's again,,because those wonderful RepubliCANTS want to take the country BACK there..right to 1850. All of those modern conveniences are just a democratic plot to take over the world and help people,,,REFUSE to accept them...we are having another GOP uprising and the republicans will take over the WORLD!!!!...LMAO...
Yes, let's make sure all the handout takers in Bridgeport have easy access to free weed as that will help keep them ignorant and unemployable and keep them on the Democrat plantation..

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