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West Wendover one step closer to selling recreational marijuana

(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune) In this Tribune file photo, Wendover Will, the neon smoking cowboy statue, standing guarding the entrance to West Wendover on Monday, October 24, 2016. The city is gearing up to start recreational marijuana sales.

West Wendover’s City Council approved licenses for two cannabis grow sites in advance of the border town potentially launching recreational marijuana sales by the end of the year, FOX 13 reports.

The Nevada city — just across Utah’s western border — approved permits for a cannabis cultivation facility for Harvest of Nevada, expected to begin operations next year. The council also recently approved an expansion for Deep Roots Harvest, which is building a marijuana grow site and dispensary, according to FOX 13, citing city council minutes.

Deep Roots Harvest should open “in a few months.”

For more, visit FOX 13.

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