Mayor: Committee Will Look At Pot Store Applications
A committee featuring various city officials is being formed in Springfield to evaluate applications for recreational marijuana shops.
Mayor Dom Sarno says all he is interested in is what is in the best interests of the residents.
Interested pot shop owners are being invited to participate in the city's request for proposal process, which is expected to start next month.
In addition to city approval, pot shops must get the go-ahead from the state Cannabis Control Commission.