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Arvin passes ordinance to allow cultivation of marijuana

People hold signs during an Arvin City Council meeting on Tuesday night, Nov. 21, 2017, in Arvin, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Jeff Platt)

Some commercial cannabis activities will be legal in Arvin come January.

Tuesday, the City Council approved an ordinance banning marijuana dispensaries within city limits.

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However, that same ordinance allows for the commercial cultivation of marijuana, as well as the production and manufacturing of edibles.

All of the marijuana grown in Arvin will need to be sold wholesale to cities in California that do allow dispensaries.

The vote was unanimous.

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Proposition 64, approved last November by California voters, legalizes the recreational use of marijuana.

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