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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.

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Banks and Marijuana Business

Ready to hit your local pot shop should it open next year? Bring cash. Unless something changes, credit card transactions won’t be possible in the […]

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The Pros and Cons of Legalized Marijuana

Potential Winners Medical Marijuana Companies Existing medical cannabis businesses get a one-year head start on obtaining recreational store licenses—which means they’re positioned to make a […]

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Where to Find Marijuana Edibles Around Boston

Gourmet baked goods, homemade candies, butter—if the edibles at the state’s medical marijuana dispensaries are any indication, health-conscious tokers won’t need to ruin their lungs […]

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Marijuana and the Power of NIMBYs

Local Elections The new legalization law says cities and towns can’t limit the number of marijuana businesses to fewer than 20 percent of local liquor […]

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Pot Etiquette: Mind Your Marijuana Manners

Yes, it’s okay to toke up with your (grown) kids. As long as your kids are legal (that’s 21, FYI) and don’t have a history […]

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Boston Burger Co. Is Delivering Munchies for 4/20

Boston Burger Co. is a stoner’s destination any day of the year, with over-the-top sandwiches slathered in mac and cheese, “freak frappes” decked out with […]

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Lawmakers Favor a Reset on the New Pot Rules Panel

Stoking concerns that pot shops will open even later than they were supposed to, state lawmakers seem poised to hit reset on regulating the new legal […]

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Jeff Sessions: Marijuana Is “Only Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, had some typically harsh words about marijuana today, at a time when legal pot supporters in Massachusetts and elsewhere are on […]

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Is Jeff Sessions Coming for Legal Marijuana in Massachusetts, or Isn’t He?

So, Jeff Sessions, are you coming for legal marijuana in Massachusetts or not? That’s what state Treasurer Deb Goldberg wants to know. She sent Sessions, […]