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Dispensary Interferes with Plans to “Gentrify” SF’s Mission District

August 22, 2012

By David Downs : eastbayexpress.com – excerpt

Maybe go back to the Marina then, snitches.
A San Francisco Planning Commission hearing to permit a new pot club in the Mission District highlighted some pretty shameful opinions of Mission NIMBYs last week.
The “Morado Collective” at 2520 Mission St. would interfere with some local land owners’ plans to “gentrify” the Mission, neighbors wrote. These landlords have since snitched on the proposed club to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, in the hopes of stopping the dispensary. That’s some despicable behavior, and they should be called to the mat on it, we feel…
Philip Lesser, agent for the Mission Miracle Mile Business Improvement District wrote a letter to U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, urging her to close the proposed dispensary. We urge Philip Lesser to move to Utah…

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Maybe the model is Chicago, not Manhattan as we thought. Chicago has the Miracle Mile.
This kind of negative behavior on the part of developers will unify the medical marijuana supporters with those wishing to stop gentrification of the neighborhood and put a stop to it. Whatever it takes to keep San Francisco out of the clutches of developers who want to down our historic buildings and replace them with Disneyland Vegas fronts.

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