Shrewsbury ponders direction on recreational marijuana sales

SHREWSBURY – Selectmen continued their discussion Tuesday night on whether to ask town meeting to ban recreational marijuana retail establishments or regulate retail sales and reap the revenue.

Shrewsbury voters stood nearly 60 percent to 40 percent against the state marijuana act in 2016. Town meeting last May approved a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana establishments through November 2018.

The Board of Selectmen at its next meeting is expected to discuss a draft article for a special town meeting in March that more at