TELL US: How Would You Feel About Having a Marijuana Dispensary in Town?

The medical marijuana ballot initiative passed on Tuesday, which means up to 35 medical marijuana dispensaries can open in 2013. Would you be OK with having one in town?


Medical marijuana is coming to Massachusetts. The question is: where?

The medical marijana ballot initiative that passed in Tuesdays election with 63 percent voter approval means that up to 35 medical marijuana dispensaries can open up in the state in 2013.

The new law goes into effect January 1, but requires rules and regulations be set up by the Department of Public Health.

Some towns and cities, such as Quincy, reportedly are already trying to line up regulations that would keep dispensaries out of their municipalities, which have proved troublesome in some of the nine states where medical marijuana dispensaries have been legal.

What do you think? Is this a classic case of NIMBY (fine, but Not In My Back Yard)? Or do medical marijuana dispensaries really not make sense in your town, but they're fine somewhere else — and if so, why?

Tell us in our comments section below. 

#getreal December 12, 2012 at 03:03 PM
Do you drink? Then you are an alchoholic. Well, if you are calling everyone a pothead who smokes, then anyone who drinks should be in AA because they are an alchoholic. Stop generalizing and name calling.
#getreal December 12, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Sounds like YOU need to smoke some pot!
Lenny December 12, 2012 at 03:21 PM
You sound like you need to get a job and read a book getreal. Idiot.
Lenny December 12, 2012 at 03:24 PM
That is because your reading comprehension is substandard Getreal. I said that legalization should be voted on, It will pass, and then we move on. But this law is not a about sick people......the majority of voters who favored it, voted for it so they could smoke pot legally, not because they were concerned about sick people. It is a sham bill, and smart people know that. Idiots don't.
Lenny December 12, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Sarah, you are an idiot. You have lousy reading comprehension skills and you make things up as you go along. You don't have a cancer survivor friend that told you that. You are making it up and you should be ashamed of yourself for doing so.


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