[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Marlborough 6-22-2009 by Ord. No. 09-1002215A-1. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 241.
No person shall smoke, ingest, or otherwise use or consume marihuana 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 by or under the control of the City of Marlborough; or in or upon any bus or other passenger conveyance operated by a common carrier; or in any place accessible to the public.
This chapter may be enforced by any police officer through any lawful means in law or in equity including, but not limited to, enforcement by criminal indictment or complaint pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21, or by noncriminal disposition pursuant to MGL c. 40, § 21D.
The fine for violation of this chapter shall be $300 for each offense. Any penalty imposed under this chapter shall be in addition to any civil penalty imposed under MGL c. 94C, § 32L.