Taunton City Council seeks to ban pot shops downtown

The City Council wants to make sure downtown Taunton doesn’t become known as a legal pot zone. Three years after a methadone clinic opened at 66 Main St. despite an outcry from local elected officials, the City Council is taking steps to block the possibility of a medical marijuana clinic from following suit.
The council voted Nov. 27 for city planning/zoning/conservation director Kevin Scanlon to provide information for ways to restrict medical marijuana treatment centers in the city. Scanlon’s letter to the council, in anticipation of their Tuesday, Dec. 11 meeting, recommends adding a section confining any potential treatment center to an industrial-zoned district.
City Councilor Alan Medeiros says he and his colleague Donald Cleary came up with the idea to restrict zoning opportunities for marijuana centers in the city.

“It’s obvious it doesn’t belong downtown,” said Medeiros, who is a lawyer. “We wanted to try to be proactive.”

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Taunton looks to block marijuana dispenseries downtown
By Charles Winokoor
Taunton Gazette
Posted Dec 09, 2012

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