Farmingdale eying limit for medical marijuana facilities

FARMINGDALE — Town officials are looking to limit, license and tax locally unregistered medical marijuana caregivers.

As part of an ongoing effort to legislate marijuana businesses in Farmingdale, selectmen are considering proposing further changes to their medical cannabis ordinance.

In June 2017, the town established a moratorium on adult-use marijuana, followed by an ordinance change in June 2018 that limited dispensaries to one.

Until now, no limit has been placed on the number of marijuana growing operations.

The latest proposed ordinance change would define permitted “facilities” broadly to mean all medical marijuana establishments, both growing and dispensing.

The June 2018 change grandfathered all current facilities, more at