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Seth Moulton Says He Smoked Pot at Harvard, Supports Legalization

The campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts just gained a powerful ally. In an interview with WGBH’s Boston Public Radio last week, Congressman Seth Moulton not […]

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Baker Administration Suggests Cuts to School Funding, Local Aid if Pot’s Legalized

Speaking to municipal officials Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito suggested that state government would cut funding for schools and local aid if voters legalize recreational marijuana […]

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Could Mass. See More Pot Shops Than McDonald’s and Starbucks Combined?

A super-sized claim about what the future holds for Massachusetts should voters usher in an era of legalized marijuana for recreational purposes is making the […]

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Elizabeth Warren Still ‘Open’ to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Echoing similar remarks made last year, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she would be “open” to the idea of legalizing recreational marijuana, but would not give […]

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City Council President Endorses Marijuana Legalization, Opposing Walsh

The state ballot push to legalize recreational marijuana just picked up two supporters at City Hall. City Council President Michelle Wu and Councilor Tito Jackson have formally endorsed the […]

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Ten State Lawmakers Join Effort to Legalize Marijuana

Ten state lawmakers have come out endorsing the bid to legalize recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, the group pursuing […]

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Walsh, Baker Kick Off Anti-Legalization Campaign

A bipartisan team of opponents to the bid to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts made their case against a pro-pot ballot question Friday, kicking off a […]

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SJC Rules Legal Marijuana Ballot Question Good to Go

Voters in Massachusetts are now all but guaranteed a chance to weigh in on legal weed, after the state’s highest court today gave the green […]

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Freetown Is Getting a Pot Processing Plant, Thanks to Boston Beer Co.

Freetown, a small, historic town next door to Fall River, has been waiting since 2007 for the right company to come along and build on a 52-acre […]

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Springfield Man Arrested at Extravaganja for Alleged Robbery in Line for Hot Dogs

A Springfield man was arrested at the Extravaganja festival in Northampton after he allegedly threatened to cut a man before robbing him of his wallet and […]

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How Walsh, Baker, and Healey Constructed Their Anti-Marijuana Op-Ed

A March 4 op-ed in the Boston Globe, plainly titled “Mass. should not legalize marijuana,” drew attention for its joint byline of Gov. Charlie Baker, State Attorney General […]

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State Legislators Travel to Colorado to Learn About Marijuana

Massachusetts voters have never met a marijuana ballot question they didn’t like. In 2008, voters overwhelmingly passed a statewide referendum that decriminalized recreational marijuana usage, […]

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Marijuana Legalization Gets One Step Closer in Massachusetts

The hardest part of a ballot question campaign is getting the question on the actual ballot. With the exception of California, states put up all […]

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Says She’s ‘Open’ to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Sen. Elizabeth Warren stopped by Suffolk University Law School Wednesday night for “Political Happy Hour” with Boston Globe political reporter Joshua Miller. Though Warren made it through the […]

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Downtown Crossing in Early 2016

Boston’s Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously voted Tuesday to award Patriot Care a conditional use permit to operate at 21 Milk Street in Downtown Crossing, […]