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Augusta approves six-month moratorium on recreational pot facilities

Kennebec Journal
November 28, 2016

Steve Langsdorf, attorney for the City of Augusta, is quoted in this article regarding a six-month moratorium on the establishment of recreational marijuana stores and social clubs within city limits.

An Excerpt

In late November, Bridgeo said he asked Stephen Langsdorf, the city’s attorney, to prepare a draft recreational marijuana ordinance for councilors to consider adopting, given the election outcome.

At the time, several councilors expressed interest in a moratorium.

Langsdorf speculated the recount could delay legalization until sometime in January, but given the referendum’s margin of victory, he said his law firm, Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios LLP, believes there is "an extremely low chance of that being flipped over."