Intially, Fresno’s City Council had planned to have a year gap between its MED plan going into effect and the arrival of REC. But slow progress on that weed ordinance means that next year could see MED and REC approved.
- The city has yet to approve a MED dispensary applicant, despite them being approved last December.
- “It’s a little frustrating because the process has taken a lot longer,” said Councilwoman Esmeralda Soria. “We’re trying to craft the social policy and regulations.”