Due to a pending lawsuit, the city of Detroit is freezing its medical marijuana business licensing process.

The city is delaying new medical marijuana licenses which means that potentially around 60 dispensaries in the city will have to close their doors.

According to the Detroit Free Press, the lawsuit was filed by seven to 10 businesses that were denied medical marijuana dispensary licenses over zoning issues. The businesses allege that the city denied the licenses using outdated zoning rules.

The state of Michigan has a Feb. 15 deadline for prospective MMJ companies to apply for business licenses but if the city won’t accept applications, the dispensaries currently doing business under an old city ordinance would have to close by Feb. 15, according to the Free Press.

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