Youth advocates urge Easthampton officials to limit marijuana storefronts

12/22/16–School officials and youth advocates on Wednesday asked the City Council to limit the number of retail marijuana licenses allowed in the city, citing concerns about the potential for pot shops to influence teen drug use and harm Easthampton’s “family friendly culture.” The group asked the council to cap the number of retail marijuana licenses at no more than 20 percent of the number of licenses issued for liquor stores. Read