Rancho Mirage OKs medical marijuana delivery

Program thought to be first of kind in state

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Written by Blake Herzog

 

The Rancho Mirage City Council voted Thursday to allow medical marijuana deliveries to qualified residents.

And if their dispensary won’t deliver for free, the city will subsidize up to $25 of travel costs per patient per month within a 12-mile radius. Dispensaries would be banned within city limits.

The city’s “Medical Cannabis Compassionate Access Program” is believed to be the first of its kind in the state.

“This is an experiment,” Mayor Richard Kite said.

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