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Wakefield council leans to discouraging marijuana business

 

December 11, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

WAKEFIELD MAYOR John Granato reads from a document at Monday's city council meeting as mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro listens.

By P.J. GLISSON

news@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield city council voted Monday to have city attorney Ray O'Dea draw up an ordinance stating the city will opt out of allowing marijuana businesses to operate within the city.

City manager Richard Brackney said a related public hearing will be held just prior to the second reading of the ordinance at a future meeting. The council then will vote on the ordinance.

Wakefield's action follows in the footsteps of the cities of Ironwood and Bessemer and of Wakefield Township. The Wakefield planning commission also voted to opt out just...



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