Pot Purveyor Gets Planning Board Approval for Dispensary on Route 1 on the Darien-Stamford Border – darienite.com

A retail marijuana seller has just received approval by the Stamford Planning Board to open a store on Route 1 at the Stamford-Darien border, where the Boatyard BBQ & Grill is now located, First Selectman Jon Zagrodzky said in an announcement issued Wednesday.

The Stamford Zoning Board will schedule a date for a public hearing.

“Marijuana remains troubling for many reasons, not the least of which is its negative effect on driving skills and on the development of our young people,” Zagrodzky said ‘The opening of a cannabis business so close to the Darien border is deeply concerning, which is why our own Planning & Zoning Commission recently initiated zoning rule changes to ban stores like this.”

The CT Examiner reported on April 11 that the Stamford board voted unanimously to recommend that the Zoning Board approve the application from Nautilus Botanicals.

“So far there is little opposition to the Nautilus Botanicals proposal,” the article said. “Planning Board members said the site [at] 1308 East Main St., is well-suited to a retail marijuana store because it is set among businesses – not homes or schools – on a wide road with a paved lot that offers ample parking.”

Zagrodzky begs

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