South Lake Tahoe cannabis workshop slated for Tuesday |

South Lake Tahoe cannabis workshop slated for Tuesday

In this June 27, 2017, photo, popcorn shaped marijuana nuggets are seen in a plastic container at the Higher Path medical marijuana dispensary owned by Jerred Kiloh in Los Angeles. On a typical day, $15,000 can change hands in his dispensary, where a steady stream of customers pick from shelves stocked with products, from cannabis-infused lip balm to potent concentrates that look like thin sheets of amber-colored ice.
AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

South Lake Tahoe City Council will host a workshop intended to gather input on future cannabis regulations.

The meeting starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Beach Retreat & Lodge located at 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The city booked the workshop at the Beach Retreat in order to allow for a larger crowd than what City Hall can accommodate.

Council decided to host the workshop at its Feb. 6 meeting, during which it heard regulatory recommendations from the city’s 15-member cannabis committee — which council tasked with delving into all things cannabis and crafting recommendations. The committee suggested starting with a pilot program, which would allow some cannabis businesses to open under approved development agreements.

While council said it appreciated the work of the committee, several council members said there were elements within the suggestions that they disagreed with.

Among the planned points of discussion Tuesday will be cannabis uses and zoning, among other regulatory aspects.

Editor’s note: A print version of this story that appeared in the Feb. 17 edition of the Tribune inaccurately stated the meeting would take place Wednesday. The meeting is on Tuesday.

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