Town of Blackstone, MA
Worcester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Blackstone 5-25-2010 by Art. 16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person, whether in or upon a vehicle, conveyance, or on foot, shall burn, smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in MGL c. 94C, § 1, as amended) while in or upon any area owned by or under the passageway, stairs, bridge, park, playground, beach, recreation area, boat landing, public building, school, school grounds, cemetery, or parking lot, or in or upon any place to which the public has a right of access as invitees or licensees.
Any marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol burned, smoked, ingested, or otherwise used or consumed in violation of this bylaw shall be seized, held, and disposed of in accordance with MGL c. 94C, § 47A.
Whoever is found in violation of this bylaw shall, when requested by an official authorized to enforce this bylaw, state his true name and address to said official.
This bylaw may be enforced through any lawful means in law or equity, including, but not limited to, enforcement by noncriminal disposition pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21D, by any police officer.
The fine for a violation of this bylaw shall be $300 for each offense. A penalty imposed under this bylaw shall be in addition to any civil penalty imposed under MGL c. 94C, § 32L.