Judge plans July 16 hearing for pot dispensaries
Published: June 5, 2013 at 10:09 am
The state requires that prospective dispensary operators submit an application and be ready to open within a year of receiving a certificate at a point early in the licensing process.
A suit filed by some prospective operators say they’ve been delayed by uncertainty caused by a court fight involving another operator and a legal challenge to the medical marijuana system.
Those operators want more time than the state’s current Aug. 7 deadline.
Judge Randall Warner of Maricopa County Superior Court has issued a temporary restraining order that puts the application deadline on hold pending the July 16 hearing.
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