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Jun 17, 2014 10:52 AM

De Beque trustees OK retail marijuana sale sites

DE BEQUE, Colo. (AP) - Town trustees in De Beque have voted to allow marijuana growing operations and retail sales in the business district and on town-annexed land near Interstate 70.

The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the trustees voted Monday to approve both locations with some restrictions after debating whether to split up the operations

Each proposed business would have to get trustee approval.

De Beque voters approved retail sales of recreational marijuana in April. Colorado voters legalized retail marijuana sales statewide effective Jan. 1 but municipalities can opt out.

Few other western Colorado towns allow recreational pot sales.

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