Medford denies business license to pot club

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford City Council has rejected an appeal from a medical marijuana club that wants a business license.

Medford police say a business known as The Lounge charged $10 at the door, and patrons with valid medical marijuana cards were given a gram of pot to consume on the premises.

The Mail Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/t2gHAr ) that the city's policy is to not give a license to businesses engaged in activities illegal under federal, state or local laws.

Medical marijuana is legal under state law, but illegal under federal law.

An attorney for The Lounge says the matter will be resolved in court.

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Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/

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