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Notices Mailed to Property Owners About Marijuana Ban

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More than 1,700 property owners in Hermiston will soon receive a letter from the City of Hermiston with the ominous language that a proposed ordinance, “may affect the value of your property.”  The notice regards a proposal to specifically ban marijuana related activities in all zoning designations throughout the city, and the reference to property values is a standard requirement which cities must meet for certain land use decisions.  In this case, every property in the city where c