Town of Ashland, MA
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ashland Annual Town Meeting 5-2-2018, Art. 15. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Public consumption — See Ch. 187
A. 
Consistent with G.L. c. 94G, § 3(a)(2), "marijuana establishments" as defined in M.G.L.A. C. 94G, § 1, shall be prohibited within the Town of Ashland.
B. 
This section 81-1 shall be effective upon passage by the voters at a Town Election.
This prohibition shall not apply to a Medical Marijuana Dispensary as defined in Chapter 282 of the Town of Ashland General Bylaws.
This bylaw may be enforced through any lawful means in law or in equity including, but not limited to, enforcement by criminal indictment or complaint pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40, section 21, as amended, or by noncriminal disposition pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 40, section 21D, as amended, by the Board of Selectmen, the Town Administrator, or their duly authorized agents, or any police officer. The fine for violation of this bylaw shall be $300 for each offense.