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Dispensary owner questions planning commission about delaying approval though she was first to apply

Published 1:57 pm Monday, November 21, 2022

Bruce’s location in Trace Town.

NATCHEZ — The owner of Toke and Tell medical marijuana dispensary and her attorney queried members of the planning commission this week about why her business was not the first to receive approval, despite being the first to submit an application.

Dr. Tina Bruce and her attorney, Breshatta Davis of Monroe, Louisiana, challenged members of the city’s planning commission Thursday night about why, since Bruce was the first to submit an application to the city for a medical marijuana dispensary, her dispensary was not the first to receive approval.

Bruce said she submitted her application on June 15, 2022, the first to do so for a medical marijuana dispensary.

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“I gave it to Frankie Legaux (the city’s planning director). She said the ordinance for dispensaries was not completed, but it should be done by July 1,” Bruce said.

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