FRESNO, California (KGPE) – It’s getting closer. The City of Fresno is currently deciding which applicants will be granted to fill the fourteen recreational marijuana business licenses–two for each district in the city. The goal is for some shops to be operational by the end of the year, which will be bad news for dispensaries that aren’t authorized to operate.
“From north Fresno to south Fresno, west, east, there’s 88 plus dispensaries that are operating. We know that once the City of Fresno does have their licensed dispensaries, those dispensaries that are currently operating will not be allowed to operate,” said Fresno City Council president, Luis Chavez.
The city is still going through the process of vetting applicants. Until they are running and can be taxed, Chavez says money is being lost.
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