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Pot Entrepreneurs Eye Deerfield

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Pot Entrepreneurs Eye Deerfield

The town of Deerfield is drawing interest from medical marijuana entrepreneurs.  Interim Town Manager Wendy Foxmyn says she’s already received two inquirieUMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses.s from potential cultivators.  This week the select board will consider a moratorium on the pot shops until local regulations can be put in place.  Eventually 35 medical marijuana dispensaries will be licensed across the state.

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