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Massachusetts Pot Shops Won’t Look or Feel the Same, but They’re Back

For the first time in more than two months, non-medical marijuana changed hands legally in Massachusetts on Monday, bringing to an end a contentious, pandemic-induced […]

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Massachusetts Pot Companies Warn of “Extinction” Without State Aid

Recreational cannabis dispensaries have begged and pleaded (and sued) to be allowed to keep their doors open, but the Baker administration so far hasn’t budged. […]

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If Liquor Stores Are “Essential,” Why Aren’t Marijuana Dispensaries?

Massachusetts’ cannabis industry has spent years pushing the state to treat marijuana more like alcohol. The campaign that advocated for legalization via statewide ballot question […]

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Buying Weed at Boston’s First Pot Shop with Shaleen Title

Shaleen Title has waited a long time for this moment. Before she was appointed to Massachusetts’ Cannabis Control Commission, the 34-year-old lawyer and activist spent […]

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Massachusetts’ Ban on THC Vape Pens Is Over Now, Too

So on Wednesday we reported on the news that Massachusetts’ vaping ban had officially come to an end after three months. Beginning Wednesday, people who […]

From a festive menu by the Dinner at Mary's pop-up, the "OG Turducken" of roast turkey, confit duck, and chicken sausage with charred broccoli rabe and a THC-infused smoked cranberry glaze. Dinner at Mary's founder Sam Kanter shares her tips on incorporating cannabis edibles into your holiday feast.
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Seven Tips For Bringing Cannabis Edibles to Your Holiday Dinner

The first holiday season approaches since Massachusetts residents have had recreational access to legal cannabis products, and the temptation might be strong to add the […]

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Women, Weed, and Sex: What You Need to Know


Amanda, a Boston-based healthcare professional, has been experimenting with marijuana on and off for six years. She isn’t looking to get stoned; rather, she’s been […]

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Milton Woman Behind Northern Herb Facing Prison for Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Business

All moms are not created equal. Some drive carpool and cut the crusts off sandwiches. Some pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to sneak their […]

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The First Greater Boston Pot Shop Is Finally about to Open in Brookline

For Bostonians who’ve been waiting decades to see marijuana legalization become a reality, the past couple months must have been excruciating. But after pot shop after […]

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Five Places in Boston to Chill Out with CBD Snacks and Drinks

The cannabis-derived compound cannabidiol (CBD) won’t get you high, but a growing body of research suggests CBD will make you feel good. You know what […]

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Springfield YMCA Is Sorry It Threatened Parents over Smelling Like Weed

The YMCA of Greater Springfield is apologizing this week after an absurd notice warning of dire consequences for any visitors who might smell like marijuana. Notices posted at several […]

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Massachusetts’ Third Pot Shop Will Open in Salem This Weekend

Massachusetts will see its third recreational pot shop open this weekend, as a company called Alternative Therapies Group announced it has the state’s OK to begin operations in […]

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A 100-Foot Joint Is Fine. But What If It Was Made of Gold?

A Boston group that rolled a record-setting 100-foot-long joint last year is taking things one big, glamorous, step further in 2018: a 110-foot long joint, […]

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Massachusetts’ Pot Industry Is off to a $2.2 Million Start

Turns out this state was really excited to buy legal weed. Massachusetts marijuana sales came in at about $2.2 million for the first five days recreational marijuana […]

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The First Two Legal Marijuana Customers in Mass. Have Been Picked

Two veterans, including the mayor of Northampton, will be the first customers in  Massachusetts’ new recreational marijuana marketplace after they were selected to make the […]