- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

PILOT ROCK, Ore. (AP) - The small city of Pilot Rock has become the latest city in Umatilla County to ban marijuana businesses.

The East Oregonian reports (https://goo.gl/ksoxyI ) that the Pilot Rock City Council voted unanimously Tuesday against allowing pot-related stores to operate within city limits. Pilot Rock now joins Athena, Weston, Stanfield, Umatilla and Ukiah in banning marijuana businesses.

The council’s decision comes after a public hearing and a community meeting on the issue as well as two work sessions where residents, city staff and councilors debated over Oregon’s legalization of marijuana.

The new ordinance takes effect immediately.


Information from: East Oregonian, https://www.eastoregonian.com

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