Marijuana

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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, […]

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The Committee Focused on Changing the Marijuana Law Has Been Formed

Good news if you support legal pot in Massachusetts: So does a senator who was just named to a top post in the state’s new marijuana […]

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The Bills That Could Reshape the Marijuana Law Have Been Filed

A bundle of bills that have been filed at the State House could, in significant ways, reshape the marijuana law voters approved in November. The proposals on the […]

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Pro-Legalization Legislators Knew about That Marijuana Delay Vote

Lawmakers’ speedy and secretive vote to push back parts of the marijuana law by six months didn’t come without warning. Many of the state’s pro-pot senators were […]

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The Marijuana Law Hits a Six-Month Speed Bump

It’s been two weeks of ups and downs for those celebrating Massachusetts’ new legal marijuana law. While many were taking their first-ever fully legal puffs […]

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Boston Could Become ‘Cannabis Capital of the World,’ Say Industry Analysts

When marijuana shops arrive in Massachusetts—at the start of 2018, barring any delays from the Legislature—they’ll bring a brand new industry with them. But just […]

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Massachusetts Police Told to Look Out for Pot-Selling Funny Business

No, you can’t sell a T-shirt that just happens to come with a baggie of marijuana. You can’t just leave a pot brownie on your friend’s […]

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Marijuana Will Definitely, Certainly, for Sure Be Legal Tomorrow

Despite a brief hiccup, the Governor’s Council has certified the results of the November election, officially paving the way for marijuana to become legal just after midnight. […]

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Lawmakers Are Open to Doubling the Fine for Smoking Pot in Public

A few days before marijuana legalization is set to take effect in Massachusetts, a prominent anti-pot voice is calling for a crackdown on people who […]

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If You Got ‘Em: Marijuana Will Be Legal December 15

Looks like marijuana advocates worried that the new legal pot law wouldn’t start on time can exhale after all. Secretary of State William Galvin now […]

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State Lawmakers Could Push Back Pot Legalization Before the New Year

Soon, legal marijuana will be the law of the land in Massachusetts. But when remains an open question. After much talk about pushing back the schedule […]

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There Could Be More Delays to Massachusetts’ Marijuana Law

After voters elected to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Massachusetts, the law was supposed to take effect on December 15. But that may not […]

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Hong Kong Employees Get Caught with Weed Gummy Bears

Kids, in less than a month, marijuana possession will be legal in Massachusetts—but that doesn’t mean you can exchange weed-laced gummy bears with your coworkers. Employees […]