Marijuana

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Bostonians Hope to Set a World Record with a 100-Foot Joint in Worcester

A group of Boston marijuana aficionados have some big plans for this weekend in Worcester. Like, massively, record-breakingly big: A 100-foot-long joint. Beantown Greentown, a […]

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Boston Millionaire Mocks Cancer Patients, PTSD, and the Disabled at Medical Marijuana Hearing

A Boston millionaire was apparently just messing with everyone when he strolled into City Hall on Tuesday night and offended the entire world. Back Bay resident […]

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Five Boston University Marijuana Businesses Have Big Highdeas

A group of Boston University students and alums with ideas for marijuana-based start-up companies are squaring off this week for a chance at $10,000 in seed […]

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Marijuana Billboards: They’re Here

As Massachusetts sails past new milestones on its way to a fully functioning legal recreational marijuana marketplace, a new one was reached today: The state’s […]

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Pro Athletes Made the Case for Marijuana in Boston

As the struggles of current and former professional athletes have come under increased scrutiny in recent years—including traumatic brain injuries and reports linking contact sports with opioid abuse […]

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Massachusetts Police Can No Longer Cite Marijuana Field Sobriety Tests

Lawyers and law enforcement have butted heads over the question for years, and it’s been among the most controversial aspects of legal marijuana in Massachusetts: How are […]

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Massachusetts’ New Anti-High Driving Ads Have Arrived

About nine months after Massachusetts voted to legalize marijuana, and with about a year to go until the state’s first recreational pot shops are slated […]

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Charlie Baker Has Signed the Marijuana Law Reform

After months of debate, lawmakers’ update to the marijuana law passed by voters in November is finally done. Gov. Charlie Baker signature made it final Friday […]

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Maine Dispensary Owner Rewards Good Citizens with Free Weed

The streets of Gardiner, Maine, have likely never looked better. Residents were encouraged to pick up garbage on Saturday with a unique proposal from local […]

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What’s the Legal Status of Weed on College Campuses?

What’s the legal status of weed on college campuses?

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The Compromise Marijuana Bill Is Finally Done

It’s finally here. After lawmakers blew right past a self-imposed deadline of June 30 to finish its rewrite of the state’s marijuana law, a compromise […]

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The Pot Law Is About to Change. But How Much?

Seven months after voters passed a law legalizing marijuana in Massachusetts, lawmakers have now submitted the changes they would like to make to the law. So how […]

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Not So Fast: The Pot Law Overhaul Just Stalled

From the moment the bill that would rewrite Massachusetts’ new marijuana law—which would jack up taxes on the drug and give town boards broad authority to […]

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A New Bill Would Raise the Marijuana Tax to 28 Percent

The bill that state representatives have been hashing out over reforms of the state’s brand new marijuana has finally been unveiled. And as advocates for legal, […]

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Welcome to Ganjachusetts

Smell that? It’s the scent of money. Now that recreational pot has been legalized, entrepreneurs are on the brink of a billion-dollar green rush—that is, if bureaucratic fumbling and political infighting don’t ruin the high.