Southwick residents voted to prohibit recreational marijuana sales Tuesday.
More than 700 residents voted in the election, 452 said yes to prohibit retail pot sales, and 360 said no.
Voters went to Southwick Town Hall Tuesday to cast their ballots on the zoning bylaw and general bylaw that would ban the sale of recreational pot.
The bylaw doesn’t apply to medical marijuana dispensaries.
The Boston Globe has also reported that more than 180 out of the 351 municipalities across the state have already banned retail marijuana shops or have issued temporary moratoriums and zoning rules.
Earlier this week, Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steven Hoffman said once legal sales begin July 1, consumers can expect a “sparse marijuana market.”
Monday, voters in the Franklin County town of Bernardston narrowly approved “Question Two,” in their town elections, prohibiting commercial marijuana sales. However, the measure must first be approved at next month’s Town Meeting before it can be implemented.
The Cannabis Control Commission will also begin issuing licenses to dispensaries June 1.