Town of Shapleigh, ME
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Shapleigh as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-11-2017 ATM by Art. 4]
This article is enacted pursuant to the Marijuana Legalization Act, 7 M.R.S.A. § 2441 et seq., Municipal Home Rule Authority, Maine Constitution, Article VIII, Part 2, and 30-A M.R.S.A. § 3001.
For the purposes of this article, retail marijuana establishments, including retail marijuana stores, retail marijuana cultivation facilities, retail marijuana products manufacturing facilities and retail marijuana testing facilities, and retail marijuana social clubs are defined as set forth in 7 M.R.S.A. § 2442.
Retail marijuana establishments, including retail marijuana stores, retail marijuana cultivation facilities, retail marijuana products manufacturing facilities and retail marijuana testing facilities, and retail marijuana social clubs, are expressly prohibited in this municipality. No person or organization shall develop or operate a business that engages in retail or wholesale sales of a retail marijuana product, as defined by 7 M.R.S.A. § 2442. Nothing in this article is intended to prohibit the lawful use, possession or conduct pursuant to the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Act, 22 M.R.S.A. § 2421 et seq.
This article shall be enforced by the municipal officers or their designee. Violation of this article shall be subject to the enforcement and penalty provisions of 30-A M.R.S.A. § 4452.