FALL RIVER — City health officials have scheduled a hearing to “clarify” what the term “marijuana accessories” means after having voted to ban such items from local stores without specifying exactly what products would be affected.
A “regulation to ensure the sanitary and safe operation of adult-use marijuana establishments and the sale of adult use marijuana” was unanimously passed by the Fall River Board of Health last month, establishing a collection of various restrictions on local businesses tied to the marijuana retail industry. Among these restrictions was a new prohibition on so-called “marijuana accessories,” which limited their sale only to licensed marijuana establishments and adult-use tobacco stores.
Passing this restriction meant businesses such as convenience stores could no longer sell marijuana accessories.
When asked by The Herald News…