[Tagging] shop=cannabis including medical cannabis

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Fri Jun 14 18:17:36 UTC 2019


Not in most parts of the world where medical cannabis is sold.  In most
places, medical cannabis is in a legal grey area, and no reputable
pharmacy would risk its license by dispensing something that is still
on the books as an illegal drug.

-- 
Mark

On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:15:14 +0200
Tobias Zwick <osm at westnordost.de> wrote:

> Wouldn't medical cannabis be sold in pharmacies?
> 
> On 14/06/2019 18:26, Jmapb wrote:
> > An accepted answer to a recent question on help.openstreetmap.org (
> > https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/69593/how-to-tag-a-medical-cannabis-dispensary
> > ) suggested expanding the definition of shop=cannabis to include
> > dispensaries for medical cannabis.
> > 
> > This makes sense to me, and the original discussion (
> > https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/shop%3Dcannabis
> > ) doesn't really give any clear reason for excluding medical
> > cannabis shops. (In fact, the subtags cannabis:medical and
> > cannabis:recreational are proposed and not disputed.)
> > 
> > I'm inclined to go ahead and edit the shop=cannabis wiki page (also
> > take out some of the verbiage... the history in Colorado is
> > interesting but not really relevant to the map) but I'd first like
> > to fish for objections. (Agreement also welcome!)
> > 



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