Medical Marijuana

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The New England Cannabis Convention Is Coming to Boston

When it comes to the burgeoning medical marijuana industry in Massachusetts, there are still a lot of burning questions left unanswered, even as the state […]

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The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis Is Helping Students Get Into the Marijuana Industry

A new institute in Natick offers a comprehensive program in (legally) growing and selling medical marijuana.

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Eleven Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applicants Move Forward to Next Phase

The state’s Department of Public Health weeded out licenses for nine medical marijuana dispensaries—including those in Boston and Cambridge—from the pool of initial applicants, preventing […]

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The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis Is Opening in Natick

The term “higher education” is taking on a whole new meaning in Massachusetts. Starting in September, the Northeastern Institute of Cannabis will be opening its […]

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Two Mass. Congressmen Voted Against Restricting the DOJ from Conducting Medical Marijuana Raids

Two members of the Massachusetts delegation in Washington, D.C., voted against an amendment this week that would prevent the Department of Justice from going after legitimate medical marijuana […]

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Committee Will Hear Testimony on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Four days after marijuana proponents gather on what’s known as “Mount Mary Jane” to protest the city’s recent ban on smoking in public parks, and […]

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Weeding Through the Rules for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The eligible candidates initially approved for state-regulated medical marijuana dispensary licenses will have to face additional hurdles and rules set by Boston officials before they […]

Wellness

German Researchers Claim Death by Marijuana

Thousands of studies come out every year. Some are published in respected medical journals, and others, not so much. In the end, we have to […]

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William Delahunt’s Big, Bad Marijuana Flip-Flop

The recipients of the first medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Massachusetts were announced last week by the Department of Public Health, but even before the […]

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Honoring the ‘King of Pot’

Up on a grassy knoll not far from Beacon Hill, pot proponents are known to gather together and share insight about the benefits of marijuana […]

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Massachusetts Approves First 20 Medical Marijuana Licenses to ‘Highest’-Quality Applicants

After months of meticulously combing through nearly 200 requests for permits, the Massachusetts Medical Use of Marijuana Program granted provisional licenses to 20 businesses looking […]

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Butt Out: Boston Enacts Smoking Ban At Public Parks

Boston’s Parks and Recreation Commission is giving people who were planning on quitting smoking in 2014 a little extra push. On Monday, the city agency […]

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City Council Votes to Ban Smoking In All of Boston’s Public Parks

The city is waiting on the signature of Mayor Tom Menino before officially banning people from smoking cigarettes and marijuana in all of Boston’s public […]

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Anti-Prohibition Committee Wants Massachusetts to Legalize Marijuana By 2016

Medical marijuana dispensaries haven’t yet opened up in Massachusetts, but pot advocates are trying to keep the momentum of voter support going and are pushing […]

Wellness

Marijuana Could Help Diabetes Patients, Study Says

Medical marijuana has been used for years to treat a variety of ailments. The FDA has approved a synthetic form of its most active ingredient […]