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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Commissioners extend marijuana moratorium again


September 3, 2020

COLFAX– Whitman County commissioners voted unanimously Monday to extend the marijuana moratorium for another six months, taking it to March 4, 2021.

One person spoke during the meeting’s public input time; Hailey Lewis, government affairs specialist for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories in Pullman.

“We remain deeply concerned about marijuana’s effects on our schools, communities, businesses and families,” she said. “We believe Whitman County should be known as a hub for innovation and agriculture, not marijuana.”

The moratorium prohibits any new, or expansion of, county m...

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