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difference. reny townsend bought this building back in 2017. he was planning to move his cannibis production into it. but he found out he can't because it's too close to a school. reny says, "the school you can't even see from here it's 530 feet as the crow flies from property line to property line..." that's 70 feet too close to a school property to have cannibis production. but to give you a better idea... here's a look at how far his building is from the school. and townsend didn't know the school was in this area when he purchased the property. cassidy says, "at first glance this just looks like a home, but it's actually the i am school, the school that's in townsend's buffer zone." he's been fighting to lower the buffer zone ever since. and tonight, the mount shasta city council moved to approve an ordinance that would reduc the buffer zone to 450 feet. reny says, "this is the final reading of a long process." but people who live nearby... aren't supportive of the idea. john says, "as a trustee of the school district and a grandparent were looking out for the kids and what's in the best interest of the health of our kids." john duncan has lived in mount shasta since 1979. john says, "we don't think a real close exposure of the cannabis industry is in the best interest of our students." but townsend says he wants locals to know he isn't going to expose kids to anything... he just wants to use the building he purchased for his business. reny says, "you can see we have no signage on our building it'll stay this way what you see here - except there would be more cars - nothing would change." in mount shasta, cassidy delamarter, newswatch12. police in