Ventura looks to become the latest city in Ventura County to allow commercial cannabis businesses.
Now that the city’s Measure I to tax such businesses appears to have been approved by voters in the Nov. 3 election, the City Council on Monday night is expected to introduce an ordinance to permit the establishments to open starting next year.
The ordinance was contingent on the measure passing.
Currently, the city’s zoning ordinance prohibits commercial cannabis uses, except for deliveries, which the state requires cities to allow.
But the city now wants the…