Weed the People

By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 4, 2012

Moving forward, councilors will soon parse how dispensaries are zoned in Boston. Whether the operations are lumped with strip clubs, placed in hospitals, or assigned their own category, that process should be simple enough, so long as it doesn't spiral into an endless commission of impact studies. Following his District 5 colleague's proposal for the pot hearing, at-large Councilor Steve Murphy told the chamber, "You can lead, follow, or get out of the way. The voters have led on this issue. Now Councilor Consalvo has put us back in the lead." So long as they don't bogart that shit, Boston should be up and smoking in no time.

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