Melrose Free Press, 01 Dec 2012 - Local communities are sending confusing messages about drug policy. A change in attitude to remove the stigma of marijuana use was evident in this month's election results, with Massachusetts becoming the latest state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. However, when confronted with the possibility of dispensaries in their own backyards, public officials and residents, at least those representing fellow residents, seem to be sending a different message.





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