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ORDINANCE NO. 277
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF VICI ESTABLISHING A NEW SECTION CHAPTER 6 , PART 10 FOR THE RESTRICTION OF SMOKABLE MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA PRODUCTS; REPEALING ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
WHEREAS, on June 26, 2018, the people of Oklahoma considered and approved State Question 788 which will permit the cultivation, processing, and retail sale of Medical Marijuana; and
WHEREAS, local jurisdictions such as Vici have the opportunity to amend their Municipal Code to permit or disallow such uses to the extent which they are preempted by Title 63, Sections 420- 426 of the Oklahoma Statutes; and
WHEREAS, the Board of the Town of Vici finds that the regulation of the cultivation, processing and retail sale of medical marijuana is necessary for the public health, safety, and welfare of Vici.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF THE TOWN OF VICI OKLAHOMA:
That Part 10, Chapter 6, § 10-611 shall be established to read as follows:
10-611 Restrictions on Smokable Medical Marijuana and Medical Marijuana Products
(a)All smokable, vaporized, vapable and e-cigarette medical marijuana and medical marijuana products ingested, smoked, or consumed by a patient license holder is subject to the same restrictions for tobacco under Section 1-1521 et. seq. of Title 63 of Oklahoma Statutes, commonlyreferred to as the “Smokingin Public Places and Indoor Workplaces Act.”
(b)All smokable, vaporized, vapable and e-cigarette medical marijuana and medical marijuana productsconsumed or smokedby a patient medical marijuanalicense holder shall not be smokednor consumed in the presenceof a minor under the age of eighteen (18).
All Ordinances, or parts of Ordinances, in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed and replaced.
If any one or more of the sections, sentences, clauses or parts of this ordinance, chapter, or section shall for any reason be held invalid, the invalidity of such section, clause or part shall not affect or prejudice in any way the applicability and validity of any other provision of this ordinance.
An emergency is hereby declared to exist and this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect immediately from and after its passage, approval and publication.
PASSED, APPROVED and ADOPTED THIS 6th day of May, 2019.