ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) _ Ansonia officials are saying no to medical marijuana, for the time being.

The city’s planning and zoning commission voted unanimously Monday night to approve a one-year moratorium on any production or distribution of medical pot.

Commission Chairman Bart Flaherty says the state approved its medical marijuana program last year without spelling out the details. He says the moratorium will provide time for state officials to approve regulations and guidelines and for city leaders to draft local rules.

The legislature’s Regulation Review Committee is scheduled to vote Tuesday morning on proposed regulations.

Other towns in the state also are deciding how to handle medical marijuana.

Ansonia Alderman Joan Radin is a pharmacist who proposed the moratorium. She doesn’t believe marijuana has proven useful for medical reasons.


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