Opt Out of What?

Although recreational consumption of marijuana is legal throughout Massachusetts, state law allows cities and towns to opt-out of having retail stores and other establishments offering recreational marijuana within their town limits if such a ban is approved by voters in a ballot measure. Such a ban would not prohibit adult’s right to consume, grow or purchase recreational marijuana.


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OPT OUT Supporters Speak: James Fann

James Fann is a supporter of OPT OUT, and a dedicated father. He shares with us a unique story about the impact recreational marijuana has had on his family. My …

August 13th City Council Meeting Recap

On August 13th, Monday night, the City Council postponed action on Garden Remedies’ application to modify its Special Permit so that it can open a retail recreational marijuana shop on …

OPT OUT Supporters Speak: Patrick Song

Patrick Song, long-time supporter of OPT OUT, shares a personal story that has caused him much pain, and ultimately motivated him to join the cause. There are many reasons I …