San Francisco May Ban Pot Sales in Chinatown

San Francisco supervisors may choose to outlaw all marijuana businesses in Chinatown. The Board’s Land Use and Transportation Committee approved the ban last week, despite opposition from the Planning Commission. The item is now headed for a full vote of the Board.

Aaron Peskin introduced the measure. He said he’s looking out for his constituents in Chinatown who have long expressed “concerns about gentrification and rents.” Many members of San Francisco's Chinese-American community were opposed to Proposition 64 to begin with.

Newly elected mayor London Breed also expressed support for the ban during her campaign.

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner


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