Texas CBD Shop Contests County’s Shutdown Order; Wins

Texas CBD Shop Contests County’s Shutdown Order; Wins

A city in Central Texas has repealed its standpoint that a local shop selling cannabidiol oil and vape did not meet the definition of essential business. Therefore, it was initially ordered to close down following the restrictions designed to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus. The small municipality enclosed by Waco, the City of Beverly Hills, sent an email last March 31 telling Fatty’s Smoke Shop could reopen, granted that its clerks follow best practices for social distancing. Forcibly closed Fatty’s was issued with a citation by the Beverly Hills police after the officers dismissed owner Jesse Singh’s argument saying his store should qualify as an essential business in health care. He maintained that their shop’s customers take CBD oil for treating different medical conditions. Singh stayed open despite the possibility of paying a $1,000 fine, but the police returned and forcibly closed his shop two days after the first incident. The city responded to the letter sent by Fatty’s lawyer, indicating that the city reversed its position. Referencing the emergency order made by McLennan County Judge Scott Felton last March 23, Angel Nevarez, the City Secretary, said after reviewing the existing Order, the city has decided to let Fatty’s stay open. However, its workers are instructed to be in the store and only offer curbside service. Asked for further comment, Nevarez did not entertain the email and phone messages sent to her. The reversal is a clear picture of the challenges involving public safety and economic concerns,…

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Source : Cannabis Radar
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