2/42 PUBLIC CONSUMPTION OF MARIJUANA OR TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL
No person shall smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marijuana or
tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in G.L. c. 94C, § 1, as amended) while in or upon any
street, sidewalk, public way, footway, passageway, stairs, bridge, park, playground,
beach, recreation area, boat landing, public building, schoolhouse, school grounds,
cemetery, parking lot, or any area owned by or under the control of the town; or in or
upon any bus or other passenger conveyance operated by a common carrier; or in any
place accessible to the public.
This by-law 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 G.L. c.
40, § 21, or by noncriminal disposition pursuant to G.L. c. 40, § 21D, by the Board of
Selectmen or their duly authorized agents, or any police officer.
The fine for violation of this by-law shall be three hundred dollars ($300) for each
offense. Any penalty imposed under this by-law shall be in addition to any civil penalty
imposed under G.L. c. 94C, § 32L.
(Adopted May 16, 2011)