Hundreds of mostly older Chinese residents turned out Thursday night at City Hall to oppose a medical cannabis dispensary proposed for the Sunset District, but their testimony was not enough to sway planning commissioners, who voted 5-1 to approve the pot shop.“Last night’s decision was a huge victory for Sunset cannabis patients,” said Dr. Floyd Huen, medical adviser to and a co-owner of the Apothecarium Sunset, along with his wife, former Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.Even by the standards of regularly acrimonious Planning Commission meetings, Thursday’s medical cannabis showdown was exceptional.Commissioner Dennis Richards, the single no vote, said the opposition may have overplayed its hand — noting that critics of the medical cannabis dispensary said it would cause everything from fatal vehicle wrecks to homelessness to murder.Richards said he doesn’t think any medical cannabis dispensaries should be approved until the city figures out how to implement Proposition 64, the 2016 initiative that legalized recreational marijuana.
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