One of the major efforts involves a new law establishing marijuana craft cooperatives.

Sheffield farmer Ted Dobson wants to grow pot -- and he doesn't believe he needs an indoor warehouse with a state-of-the-art security system to do it.

"Having protected myself from wildlife for years and, if necessary, people, no farmer's going to allow any cash crop to get stolen," Dobson said. "We'll take necessary precautions."

Dobson is one of a number of farmers in Massachusetts who are hoping to get into the nascent recreational marijuana industry. 

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Shira Schoenberg ~ MassLive.com

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