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“One thing we hadn’t realized was that with the (cannabis) businesses going into existing buildings, we had to make sure that they were taking precautions for odor control,” Goedhart said..."

I live in Cathedral City, and our businesses have faced the same odor issues as Palm Springs, and the issues have been HIGHLY publicized for at least two years. I can't believe anyone can actually say they weren't aware of potential odor issues with pot businesses...two years ago we had highly-publicized instances of long-time family carpet businesses having to relocate because of concerns that pot odors were getting into their carpets and other products. Whether pot businesses (yes, it's so much more efficient to call them that) turn out to be good or bad for cities and economies, the fact remains that it is disingenuous to pretend such concerns are a surprise.