Fresno City Council Voted To Ban Businesses That Sell Marijuana For Recreational Purposes
Fresno, Calif. (KFSN) — City Council President Clint Olivier mounted the charge to put off a decision on imposing a ban on recreational marijuana dispensaries, brushing off one accusation he was the king of promoting drug use in Fresno.
“If I am going to be the king of anything, it’s of personal responsibility and human freedom because that’s what this is all about,” said Clint Olivier, Fresno City Council President
Council Member Garry Bredefeld is behind the move to ban dispensaries, he attacked Olivier’s position that the war on marijuana had failed, and maintained places that sell pot are bad for the city.
“If we take your premise, we should make everything legal, because we’ve lost the war. We talk about neighborhoods I’m worried about the quality of neighborhoods and where these dispensaries would go,” said Bredefeld.
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