[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 5-5-2018 ATM by Art. 25, approved 7-6-2018. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This article superseded former Ch. 113, Marijuana, adopted 5-4-2009 by ATM, Art. 32, approved 8-24-2009.
No person shall smoke, ingest or otherwise consume marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol (as defined in MGL c. 94C, § 1, as amended) while in or upon any street, sidewalk, public way, footway, passageway, stairs, bridge, park, playground, beach, recreation area, boat landing, public building, schoolhouse, school grounds, cemetery, parking lot, or any area owned or under the control of the Town of Yarmouth or the Dennis Yarmouth Regional School District; or in or upon any bus or other passenger conveyance operated by a common carrier; or in any place accessible to the public, unless duly licensed by the Cannabis Control Commission and the Town of Yarmouth pursuant to MGL c. 94G, as amended.
Upon request by any duly sworn police officer, any person charged with violating this chapter shall provide his or her true name, address and date of birth.
Any person violating this chapter shall be punished by a fine of $300. Any marijuana or tetrahydrocannabinol found by a law enforcement officer in the enforcement of this chapter shall be seized and disposed of in accordance with law. Any penalty imposed under this chapter shall be in addition to any civil penalty imposed under MGL c. 94C, § 32L and c. 94G, § 13.
The provisions of this chapter are severable. If a word, phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph, subsection, section, or other provision is determined to be invalid or it is determined that the application of any part of the provision to any person or circumstance is invalid, the remaining provisions and the application of those provisions to other persons or circumstances are not affected by that decision.