LAGRANGE TWP. — Residents in and around LaGrange Township voiced their concerns about a possible medical marijuana cultivation site on Vermont Road during the township’s trustee meeting Monday.
The meeting attracted about 40 people — many of them expressing concerns that the measure was pushed through by the trustees last summer without a proper public hearing. Because of residents’ concerns, Doug Gardner said, the board has placed a six month moratorium on any other cultivation applications to allow trustees time to research and review information.
Ryan Smith, who lives on the border of LaGrange Township in Penfield Township, presented his concerns to the board. He has been a trauma intensive care nurse for the past 10 years, he said, and is a compassionate person, but he still doesn’t see the need for a marijuana cultivator in LaGrange
“I was told at the last meeting ‘If it was across the street from me, Ryan, I would learn to love it. It wouldn’t bother me,’ by (Rita) Canfield,” Smith said. “This is