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City Council to vote on adopting cannabis tax

Corryn Brock, News Editor

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 tax on all retail sales of cannabis. The tax would be imposed on all people engaged in the sale...

City hears moratorium discussion

Corryn Brock

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 are temporarily prohibited in Charleston until May 31. Mayor Brandon Combs said the reason for th...

Cannabis businesses will benefit Charleston

Staff Editorial

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 council needed to do more research and have more information on what the regulations for cannabis ...

CAA holds off on moratorium suggestion

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

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 the CAA implement this moratorium after the vitalization project and learning goals project. The...

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