Board votes to close ARC marijuana dispensary — But will they?

  • [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

    [photo by Patric Hedlund, The Mountain Enterprise]

By Patric Hedlund

On October 27 the Kern County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in executive session to close down two medical marijuana dispensaries located in the unincorporated areas of Kern County. The newly-opened Alternative Remedy Collective (ARC) in Frazier Park was one of them. The shop opened on October 9. Owner Vincent Sinnock said in interviews that his dispensary has…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Left and Above: Owner Vincent Sinnock shows the air filtering system inside his Alternative Remedy Collective (ARC) medical marijuana dispensary.

ARC owners say they have all their county paperwork and permits in place (right), but the Kern County Board of Supervisors voted to close them down last Tuesday, 5-0. The owners said they will fight in court.

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This is part of the November 6, 2015 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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