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By Lou Marzeles
Editor 

Candidates please go to your corners until the next round

 


Richard Ellis is right. We made a mistake.

The Sentinel misidentified the proprietor of the proposed new marijuana retail shop at Broadway and Highway 97. It isn’t that monster box-store pot chain out of Vancouver (wonder if they’ll call it Pot Depot?). It’s actually a mom-and-pop enterprise headed by Ellis. The state gave us the wrong information, and the error rolled downhill.

And as he’s said on occasion, Ellis probably should sue the city for his expenses to date if his retail store doesn’t go through. The city mismanaged the whole thing from the beginning, and Ellis shouldn’t have to lose his sunk costs because of that. But he also shouldn’t get money from presumed futu...



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