State law allows local bans on medical marijuana facilities, state AG says – News – telegram.com – Worcester, MA

Cities and towns have not been allowed to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries since 2012, but under a recent law, bylaws passed by Northboro and Bellingham voters to ban such facilities have been approved by state Attorney General Maura Healy’s office.An AG spokeswoman on Friday, said under state Chapter 94 G, municipalities can prohibit medical marijuana establishments through zoning. She said the approval of the towns’ bylaws was based on Section 56 (subsection d) of Chapter 55

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