Marijuana

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Maine Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Some election results are known immediately. Some take a little longer, like the nailbiter of a finish between Maggie Hassan and Kelly Ayotte in New […]

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Massachusetts Pot Shops Might Get Here Later Than You Thought

  Massachusetts reached a major milestone on Tuesday by electing to legalize recreational marijuana, but the state may not end up seeing its first legal […]

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Massachusetts Votes to Legalize Marijuana

After decades of advocacy and a long, contentious campaign, voters in Massachusetts have legalized marijuana, passing ballot Question 4, the Associated Press is reporting as results […]

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Poll: Things Are Looking up for Question 4, Question 2 Is ‘Razor Thin’

Voters are still in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana via ballot Question 4, and remain split on whether to raise the state’s cap on charter schools, […]

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State Trooper Thomas Clardy’s Widow Featured in Anti-Marijuana Ad

A new video from the campaign opposing marijuana legalization in Massachusetts features the widow of state police trooper Thomas Clardy, who died in a roadside collision in […]

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Stan Rosenberg Just Endorsed Legalized Marijuana

In a major departure among top Massachusetts politicians, Senate President Stan Rosenberg announced Thursday that he will be voting yes on Question 4, the ballot […]

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New WBUR Poll Shows More Support for Legalizing Marijuana, Keeping Charter Cap

Massachusetts voters are increasingly in favor legalizing recreational marijuana and keeping the state cap on charter school expansion this November, according to the latest poll […]

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New Anti-Legal Marijuana Ad Targets Parents’ Fears about Question 4

The first TV ad from the group opposing marijuana legalization in Massachusetts is making its debut on the state’s airwaves today. The 30-second spot, called “Neighborhoods,” […]

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Billionares’ Money Keeps on Flowing into Massachusetts’ Question 4 Debate

Much of what the future holds should voters decide to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts is open to interpretation. But one thing that is certainly true […]

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Why Rick Steves Wants Your Mom and Dad to Legalize Marijuana

Rick Steves is many things all at once: Mild-mannered TV personality for Rick Steves Europe, shuffler of Boomers through pristine French churches, globetrotting spokesman for legal […]

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How One Pro-Pot Activist Punked an Anti-Pot Crusader by Stealing His Gummy Bears

At just the right moment, he pulled them out of his jacket pockets: two plastic bags of brightly-colored candy. One bag, anti-pot activist Kevin Sabet said to […]

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ACLU Report Finds Discrimination in Massachusetts’ Marijuana Arrests

Good morning, freedom fighters! We are here at the Roxbury court to release our new report on racial disparities in marijuana arrests. pic.twitter.com/yHHs1jba7V — ACLU […]

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Barney Frank Explains Why More Pols Aren’t Backing Legalized Weed

Three years of retirement have done little to mollify Barney Frank. The former Massachusetts congressman squared off with state Sen. Jason Lewis on WCVB’s On the Record this […]

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New Poll Shows Mass. Voters in Favor of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Bay State supporters of legalization are riding high. A new WBZ-UMass Amherst poll of 700 likely Massachusetts voters shows Question 4, the ballot measure that would legalize […]

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PBS’ Rick Steves will lend ‘European Perspective’ to the Legal Marijuana Ballot Question in Massachusetts

Travel show host and author Rick Steves, who in addition to leading PBS viewers on televised tours of Europe has been an advocate for legalizing […]