But Don’t Expect A Marijuana Business To Open On Every Street Corner Just Because There Is No Cap On Their Number.

At dispensaries such as its location on North Dale Mabry Highway, Trulieve sells low and high THC medical cannabis available in oral capsules, drops and vaporizers. [JAMES BORCHUCK  |   Times]
Commissioners narrowly voted 4-3 to remove that restriction so it’s possible that more than 13 dispensaries will soon be operating in Hillsborough County, especially if the Legislature pushes through a large-scale expansion of medical marijuana in response to the approval of Amendment 2. Contact Steve Contorno at scontorno@tampabay.com or (813) 326-3433. Follow @scontorno. By Steve Contorno Times Staff Writer TAMPA Hillsborough County recently approved a slew of new rules for where medical marijuana dispensaries can operate. One rule that didn’t make the cut was a limit on the number of dispensaries that can operate within county limits. But don’t expect a marijuana business Medical marijuana to open on every street corner just because there is no cap on their number. For starters, these rules only apply to unincorporated Hillsborough, not the three cities within county boundaries. Tampa is working on its own set of regulations and currently has a moratorium in place to prevent any new businesses for now. Second, Hillsborough’s new ordinance prohibits these dispensaries from opening within 750 feet from a slew of places like schools and bars.

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