Aurora will put marijuana question to voters

3:41 PM, May 23, 2010   |    comments
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Aurora City Council members agreed Saturday to place marijuana on November ballots. Voters will decide whether the city should allow dispensaries.

Aurora now has a moratorium on pot shops, but it's going to expire next year. A bill passed by Colorado lawmakers allows towns to ban dispensaries but limits how long cities can ban them through moratoriums. Moratoriums can't go past July 2011.

A majority of Aurora voters favored medical marijuana in a 2000 ballot question that made medical marijuana legal.

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