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Communities anticipate limits on pot dispensaries

Ever since the statewide ballot question to legalize medical marijuana passed in the Nov. 6 election, many officials south of Boston have been scrambling to figure out how they might regulate where the drug can be distributed in their communities.

City councilors in Quincy are considering passing new zoning restrictions, and officials in Randolph hope to have similar regulations drafted by Christmas. In Hanover, town officials are working with police to get a proposal ready by spring Town Meeting, and in Milton, the police chief is scheduled to discuss the issue with selectmen at their meeting Thursday.

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