CITY OF BOSTON REMINDS RESIDENTS OF MARIJUANA REGULATIONS IN ADVANCE OF DECEMBER 15 LEGALIZATION

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Contact: Press Office, 617-635-4461

CITY OF BOSTON REMINDS RESIDENTS OF MARIJUANA REGULATIONS IN ADVANCE OF DECEMBER 15 LEGALIZATION

 

BOSTON - Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - On Thursday, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will recognize marijuana as a legal substance for adults 21 and over, and the City of Boston reminds residents of the following rules and standards that are to be enacted with the new law:

Possession of Marijuana

  • Adults may carry up to one ounce of marijuana in public. Five grams of that may be a marijuana concentrate.

  • Adults cannot have more than ten ounces of marijuana in their residence.

Growing Marijuana

  • Each resident in the state can grow up to six plants, but there can be no more than 12 plants in a household. Adults must grow plants in their primary residence in a locked or secured location.

  • Plants cannot be visible from a public space without the use of binoculars, an aircraft or other visual aids.