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City Council to vote on adopting cannabis tax

March 2, 2020

The Charleston City Council will vote on adopting and levying a cannabis tax during its meeting Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. If approved, the ordinance would implement a maximum 3 percent...

City hears moratorium discussion

October 15, 2019

The Charleston City Council heard from the public once again Tuesday about its Oct. 1 moratorium vote. A moratorium is the temporary prohibition of an activity, in this case meaning that cannabis businesses...

Cannabis businesses will benefit Charleston

October 1, 2019

During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Charleston City Council approved an ordinance to establish a moratorium on cannabis business establishments. The reason given by Mayor Brandon Combs was that the...

CAA holds off on moratorium suggestion

October 6, 2016

A temporary stop to approving new general education courses was suggested at a meeting of the CAA’s General Education and Learning Goals Committee. Philosophy professor Jonelle DePetro asked that...

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