AUGUSTA — A proposal to sell medical marijuana to patients from a camper-trailer prompted city officials to enact a moratorium on most retail sales from vehicles.
The Planning Board will also consider adopting an ordinance to permanently ban such sales in the city.
Planning Board members spoke in favor of a recommendation from city staff Tuesday to ban retail sales of medical marijuana — and most other types of retail sales — from vehicles. They also want to require retail business — other than seasonal sales such at Christmas trees — be conducted in a building.
A public hearing will be scheduled at the Planning Board’s next meeting on Dec. 8, said Chairperson Alison Nichols, to hear out those opposed to a permanent ban.
The conversation was prompted by a proposal from Giovanni DelVecchio, an Augusta resident and owner of Weed on Wheels Maine, at the Augusta City Council…