Durham — Durham residents narrowly rejected a six-month marijuana moratorium, 579-516.

Town Administrator Ruth Glaeser said last month the moratorium would cover all retail operations included in the citizens’ initiative voted into law in the last election, including manufacturing and cultivation facilities, as well as social clubs. The moratorium was sought to allow the town’s planning board additional time to decide what sort of ordinance to draft, as well as allow the state to finalize its legal framework surrounding the issue.

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