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In a thick southern drawl, Olympia Dukakis as Clairee Belcher in the movie Steel Magnolias declares, “You know what they say: that which does not kill us makes us stronger.” In Calgary recently, representatives from the Alberta based Palix Foundation showed us an intriguing video with scenes, like the one above, from great films. We noted the interwoven theme: individuals persevere and overcome challenges through strength of character. It’s a message that echoes through many Hollywood plots and is highlighted in on screen heroes..
1 deadline to begin issuing business licenses.Under Salinas’ proposed ordinance,the city would ban all outdoor grows over odor concerns initially, with the intention to revisit the issue, Myrick said.”Prohibit it for now, wait six months to a year see what’s happening every place else, and if it’s not a problem, we’ll move in on that,” he told the council Tuesday.The city would allow both recreational, also referred to as adult use, and medicinal marijuana operations in the city. Dispensaries and delivery services would have the option to sell adult use marijuana, but all retailersmust offer medicinal marijuana.”They cannot do just adult use,” Myrick told the council. “We want to make sure (the market) doesn’t go all adult use.”But they couldn’t deliver within 1,000 feet of a school or other youth facility unless the recipient is in a private home, he said in his report.More: HELLO Salinas!: Indie pot growers face challenges in changing industryThe city is also not going to increase the number of permits to accommodate additional recreational sales, he said.As for dispensaries, they would be treated similar to liquor stores, with city staff having the ability to pull their license if they become a nuisance, he said.While many residents may oppose legal marijuana, recreational users would still find sources either outside Salinas or on the black market, even with an outright ban, he said in his report.City Manager Ray Corpuz said he’d recommend using the money to pay down the city’s retirement obligations, though he cautioned the city’s not that far along in the process yet.”We’ve had a lot of ideas on how to spend the money but we haven’t received a penny,” he said.More: Salinas doubles number of cannabis permitsAs far as personalindoor grows, city staff aren’t recommending requiring permits for them yet because of the likely drain on staffers’ time, Myrick said.