The campaign to legalize marijuana across America is going strong, with state after state ignoring federal statutes and adopting laws allowing marijuana sellers to thrive.
Typically, however, local jurisdictions bar marijuana sales from proximity to schools, playgrounds and churches.
But a company in California planning to build a marijuana production facility sued a church located within 1,000 feet of the site.
Cannversions Inc. filed a long list of complaints with the city against Vision Church San Diego, contending the church had no right to its land and should be forced to move.
The church’s legal defender, Advocates for Faith and Freedom, said Thursday the case has been settled and the church has emerged as the winner.
In the settlement, the city confirmed the church is not in a flood zone, as Cannversions contended. And the city will change its development