no marijuana(The Boston Herald, November 13) With one of the state’s first pot shops due to open soon in Northampton, nearby UMass Amherst has launched an aggressive campaign warning students that weed won’t be tolerated on campus.

Northampton police, meanwhile, are concerned the local medical marijuana shop’s foray into recreational pot will turn already-congested Route 9 into a bumper-to-bumper hemp highway.

University of Massachusetts Amherst spokesman Edward Blaguszewski said the university has been warning students this fall about restrictions on pot use amid the rollout of legalized marijuana, “with an emphasis about knowing the facts and the policies about its use.” Read more.

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