WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — The West Hollywood Metropolis Council Monday accepted the extension of leisure cannabis licenses for town’s 4 unique dispensaries in a 4-1 vote.

Workers from MedMen and the opposite three unique dispensaries say they’ve constructed most of their consumer base promoting leisure marijuana utilizing short-term licenses issued final 12 months. However after not being awarded everlasting licenses by way of a aggressive course of, the dispensaries took their struggle to metropolis council.

Supporters for the dispensaries got here out too, talking in favor of the extensions.

“I’ve been going to those 4 outlets for 20 years, since I’ve lived in West Hollywood,” stated one resident. “And now you’re telling these 4 those that not one of the marijuana outlets right here bought licenses for leisure. And in the event that they don’t get it, they die. All 4 of them.”

The permits have been prolonged indefinitely, based on Morgan Sokol who’s in control of authorities affairs for MedMen.

“We’re excited for our staff, and we’re excited to proceed to serve our prospects,” Sokol stated.