The guy in the purple bong suit brought along a guitar and entertained – if that’s the right term – the council with song.
Then there was a masked man in a wheelchair.
That was Edward “Lefty” Grimes, the CEO of Sativa Cross, a non-profit that advocates for cannabis patients. And just for the record, the guitarist gave his name as Bongholeo.
Legalized marijuana continues to be eventful for local governing bodies.
Back in December, the borough council here rejected plans of 1st Choice Health and Wellness to develop a medicinal marijuana facility on Main Street. This came after many nearby residents condemned the idea as one that would bring crime, undesirables and general mayhem to the area.
And yes, this was a mere medicinal facility, which to the outside world probably would look like a doctor’s office.