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October 21, 2016
Let People 'Have A Few Plants,' Says Massachusetts Senator Who Backs LegalizationLet People 'Have A Few Plants,' Says Massachusetts Senator Who Back...Let People 'Have A Few Plants,' Says Massachusetts Senator Who Backs Legalization
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg said hes backing a ballot question that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Rosenberg said he hopes he and fellow lawmakers can mak ...
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg said hes backing a ballot question that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. Rosenberg said he hopes he and fell ...
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October 27, 2016
Home Grown Marijuana: Arizona, DC, and MassachusettsHome Grown Marijuana: Arizona, DC, and MassachusettsHome Grown Marijuana: Arizona, DC, and Massachusetts
As cannabis reform has spread across the United States, it has given birth to a marketplace increasingly driven by business interests. This is the fourth installment in our series looking at how the chang ...
As cannabis reform has spread across the United States, it has given birth to a marketplace increasingly driven by business interests. This is the fourth installment in our series look ...
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November 05, 2016
Attorney General Says Massachusetts Ballot Question Puts 'Profits Ahead Of People'Attorney General Says Massachusetts Ballot Question Puts 'Profits A...Attorney General Says Massachusetts Ballot Question Puts 'Profits Ahead Of People'
Massachusetts top law enforcement official went on the offensive Thursday against the legalization of recreational marijuana, arguing that the marijuana industry would resist curbs on the potency of its p ...
Massachusetts top law enforcement official went on the offensive Thursday against the legalization of recreational marijuana, arguing that the marijuana industry would resist curbs on ...
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November 08, 2016
Massachusetts First East Coast State To Legalize Recreational CannabisMassachusetts First East Coast State To Legalize Recreational CannabisMassachusetts First East Coast State To Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Massachusetts is the first East Coast state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Voters passed the legalization initiative,Question 4,by a comfortable margin, according to Politico. The result comes as ...
Massachusetts is the first East Coast state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Voters passed the legalization initiative,Question 4,by a comfortable margin, according to Politico. ...
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November 14, 2016
Massachusetts' New Recreational Cannabis LawsMassachusetts' New Recreational Cannabis LawsMassachusetts' New Recreational Cannabis Laws
Massachusetts voters passed Question 4 to legalize recreational marijuana possession.Thevotes make cannabis completely medically and recreationally legal for purchase, possession, and limited grow operat ...
Massachusetts voters passed Question 4 to legalize recreational marijuana possession.Thevotes make cannabis completely medically and recreationally legal for purchase, possession, and ...
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November 20, 2016
State of Cannabis: MassachusettsState of Cannabis: MassachusettsState of Cannabis: Massachusetts
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of Cannabis posts will ...
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of ...
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November 28, 2016
Massachusetts Lawmakers Call for Changes to Marijuana Legalization LawMassachusetts Lawmakers Call for Changes to Marijuana Legalization LawMassachusetts Lawmakers Call for Changes to Marijuana Legalization Law
Scott Gacek | November 28, 2016 BOSTON, MA For over a decade, lawmakers in Massachusetts have balked at the opportunity to legalize marijuana, passing over their chance to craft their own version of a ...
Scott Gacek | November 28, 2016 BOSTON, MA For over a decade, lawmakers in Massachusetts have balked at the opportunity to legalize marijuana, passing over their chance to craft the ...
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November 30, 2016
Massachusetts Could Ban Home Grows Even Though People Voted For ThemMassachusetts Could Ban Home Grows Even Though People Voted For ThemMassachusetts Could Ban Home Grows Even Though People Voted For Them
That didnt take long.Immediately after Massachusetts voters passed Question 4 to legalize marijuana, the top office-holder tasked with leading the implementation and regulation of the law, Treasurer Deb G ...
That didnt take long.Immediately after Massachusetts voters passed Question 4 to legalize marijuana, the top office-holder tasked with leading the implementation and regulation of the ...
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December 08, 2016
Massachusetts: Urge Lawmakers to Implement Question 4 As PassedMassachusetts: Urge Lawmakers to Implement Question 4 As PassedMassachusetts: Urge Lawmakers to Implement Question 4 As Passed
NORML | December 8, 2016 On Election Day in Massachusetts, 54 percent of voters decided in favor of Question 4: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act permitting adults to legally grow and to poss ...
NORML | December 8, 2016 On Election Day in Massachusetts, 54 percent of voters decided in favor of Question 4: The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act permitting adults to lega ...
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December 12, 2016
Massachusetts officially goes legal Dec. 15. Here’s what you can — and can’t — do with ...Massachusetts officially goes legal Dec. 15. Here’s what you can — ...Massachusetts officially goes legal Dec. 15. Here’s what you can — and can’t — do with recreational marijuana
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in Massachusetts. Legal, but not readily available. The ballot question approved by voters Nov. 8 is scheduled to go ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Recreational marijuana is becoming legal in Massachusetts. Legal, but not readily available. The ballot question approved by voters Nov. ...
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December 15, 2016
Massachusetts Cannabis Consumers Get A Green Christmas, Even If It SnowsMassachusetts Cannabis Consumers Get A Green Christmas, Even If It ...Massachusetts Cannabis Consumers Get A Green Christmas, Even If It Snows
On Election Day, voters passed the ballot initiative overturning the prohibition of cannabis in Massachusetts. On December 15, possessing and consuming cannabis recreationally will officially become legal ...
On Election Day, voters passed the ballot initiative overturning the prohibition of cannabis in Massachusetts. On December 15, possessing and consuming cannabis recreationally will off ...
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December 15, 2016
Massachusetts: Over a Century of Cannabis Criminalization Comes to an EndMassachusetts: Over a Century of Cannabis Criminalization Comes to ...Massachusetts: Over a Century of Cannabis Criminalization Comes to an End
Paul Armentano | December 15, 2016 Massachusetts today became the sixth US state to enact legislation eliminating criminal penalties specific to the adult possession and personal use of cannabis. The la ...
Paul Armentano | December 15, 2016 Massachusetts today became the sixth US state to enact legislation eliminating criminal penalties specific to the adult possession and personal use ...
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December 18, 2016
Have Questions About Cannabis In Massachusetts, Like Can It Be Given As A Gift?Have Questions About Cannabis In Massachusetts, Like Can It Be Give...Have Questions About Cannabis In Massachusetts, Like Can It Be Given As A Gift?
A voter-approved law allowing adults to possess, grow and use limited amounts of recreational marijuana has now taken effectin Massachusetts, but it will still be at least another year ...
A voter-approved law allowing adults to possess, grow and use limited amounts of recreational marijuana has now taken effectin Massachusetts, but it will still be at ...
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December 18, 2016
Colorado Offers Pot Czar to Help with Legal Weed Transition in MassachusettsColorado Offers Pot Czar to Help with Legal Weed Transition in Mass...Colorado Offers Pot Czar to Help with Legal Weed Transition in Massachusetts
A lot has changed since Colorado voted to legalize recreational weed four years ago when Governor John Hickenlooper humorously told anxious pot advocates dont break out the Cheetos or goldfish too quickl ...
A lot has changed since Colorado voted to legalize recreational weed four years ago when Governor John Hickenlooper humorously told anxious pot advocates dont break out the Cheetos or ...
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December 27, 2016
Critical decisions about Massachusetts marijuana in hands of lawmakersCritical decisions about Massachusetts marijuana in hands of lawmakersCritical decisions about Massachusetts marijuana in hands of lawmakers
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON The new year means the start of a brand new two-year session for the Massachusetts Legislature with all signs pointing to a busy agenda for lawmakers in the ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON The new year means the start of a brand new two-year session for the Massachusetts Legislature with all signs pointing to a busy agenda f ...
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December 28, 2016
Massachusetts Lawmakers Delay Start of Legal Marijuana SalesMassachusetts Lawmakers Delay Start of Legal Marijuana SalesMassachusetts Lawmakers Delay Start of Legal Marijuana Sales
Scott Gacek | December 28, 2016 BOSTON, MA Lawmakers in Massachusetts wasted no time in meddling with a referendum passed by voters in November to legalize recreational marijuana for adults, passing le ...
Scott Gacek | December 28, 2016 BOSTON, MA Lawmakers in Massachusetts wasted no time in meddling with a referendum passed by voters in November to legalize recreational marijuana fo ...
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December 27, 2016
Massachusetts Legislators Delay Adult Use LegalizationMassachusetts Legislators Delay Adult Use LegalizationMassachusetts Legislators Delay Adult Use Legalization
Photo Robbie Shade A handful of Massachusetts state legislators held a small, informal session and votedto enact a six-month delay of key provisions in the states voter-approved a ...
Photo Robbie Shade A handful of Massachusetts state legislators held a small, informal session and votedto enact a six-month delay of key provisions in the sta ...
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December 30, 2016
Massachusetts pot shop delay confirmed: Governor signs billMassachusetts pot shop delay confirmed: Governor signs billMassachusetts pot shop delay confirmed: Governor signs bill
By Mark Pratt, The Associated Press BOSTON Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state until mid-2018. An aide ...
By Mark Pratt, The Associated Press BOSTON Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state unt ...
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December 30, 2016
What’s causing Massachusetts weed paranoia?What’s causing Massachusetts weed paranoia?What’s causing Massachusetts weed paranoia?
By Amber Phillips, The Washington Post This November, Massachusetts voters decided to make recreational marijuana legal, able be bought and sold in a store by January 2018. But this week, state lawmakers ...
By Amber Phillips, The Washington Post This November, Massachusetts voters decided to make recreational marijuana legal, able be bought and sold in a store by January 2018. But this w ...
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December 29, 2016
Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill Delaying Pot Shop OpeningsMassachusetts Governor Signs Bill Delaying Pot Shop OpeningsMassachusetts Governor Signs Bill Delaying Pot Shop Openings
BY MARK PRATT ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state until mid-2018. An aid ...
BY MARK PRATT ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state un ...
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December 31, 2016
Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill To Delay The Launch Of Marijuana ShopsMassachusetts Governor Signs Bill To Delay The Launch Of Marijuana ...Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill To Delay The Launch Of Marijuana Shops
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state until mid-2018. An aide to the Republican govern ...
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday aimed at delaying by up to six months the opening of marijuana shops in the state until mid-2018. An aide to t ...
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January 11, 2017
Massachusetts Lawmakers Want to Reduce Plant Limit, Raise Marijuana TaxesMassachusetts Lawmakers Want to Reduce Plant Limit, Raise Marijuana...Massachusetts Lawmakers Want to Reduce Plant Limit, Raise Marijuana Taxes
Scott Gacek | January 11, 2017 BOSTON, MA Lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering big changes for a voter-approved law that legalizes marijuana in the Bay State, including an increase in tax on reta ...
Scott Gacek | January 11, 2017 BOSTON, MA Lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering big changes for a voter-approved law that legalizes marijuana in the Bay State, including an inc ...
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January 16, 2017
Lawmakers Eye Changes To Massachusetts' Progressive Marijuana LawLawmakers Eye Changes To Massachusetts' Progressive Marijuana LawLawmakers Eye Changes To Massachusetts' Progressive Marijuana Law
Legislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational Massachusetts marijuana initiative, but it remains to be seen whether fut ...
Legislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational Massachusetts marijuana initiative, but it remains to ...
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January 16, 2017
Lawmakers revisiting the Massachusetts marijuana law: Are they making big changes or sm...Lawmakers revisiting the Massachusetts marijuana law: Are they maki...Lawmakers revisiting the Massachusetts marijuana law: Are they making big changes or small tweaks?
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Legislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational Massachusetts marijuana initiative, but it re ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Legislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational Massachusetts marijuana i ...
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January 24, 2017
Massachusetts Lawmaker Wants 80 Percent Less Marijuana LegalizationMassachusetts Lawmaker Wants 80 Percent Less Marijuana LegalizationMassachusetts Lawmaker Wants 80 Percent Less Marijuana Legalization
Massachusetts state senator Jason Lewis has no chill. Voters in the Bay State just legalized recreational cannabis, but if Lewis has his way, theyll be enjoying far less weed, and they wont be able to p ...
Massachusetts state senator Jason Lewis has no chill. Voters in the Bay State just legalized recreational cannabis, but if Lewis has his way, theyll be enjoying far less weed, and th ...
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March 14, 2017
Group Asks Lawmakers to Hold off on Changes to MA Pot LawGroup Asks Lawmakers to Hold off on Changes to MA Pot LawGroup Asks Lawmakers to Hold off on Changes to MA Pot Law
BOSTON (AP) The group behind a ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Massachusetts is now urging state legislators to keep the new law intact. The appeal from Yes on 4 came one week b ...
BOSTON (AP) The group behind a ballot initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Massachusetts is now urging state legislators to keep the new law intact. The appeal from Yes ...
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March 20, 2017
Massachusetts opens hearings on recreational marijuana regulationMassachusetts opens hearings on recreational marijuana regulationMassachusetts opens hearings on recreational marijuana regulation
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Backers of legalized recreational marijuana urged Massachusetts legislators Monday to hold off, at least for now, on making any significant changes to a law ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Backers of legalized recreational marijuana urged Massachusetts legislators Monday to hold off, at least for now, on making any significa ...
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June 14, 2017
Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Law "Insults Voters"Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Law "Insults Voters"Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Law "Insults Voters"
A supporter holds up a "Yes on 4" sign at the 2016 Boston Freedom Rally (Scott Gacek/The Daily Chronic) Scott Gacek | June 14, 2017 BOSTON, MA The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy has v ...
A supporter holds up a "Yes on 4" sign at the 2016 Boston Freedom Rally (Scott Gacek/The Daily Chronic) Scott Gacek | June 14, 2017 BOSTON, MA The Massachusetts Joint Committee on Ma ...
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June 22, 2017
“We need to try to restore some trust”: Massachusetts senators debate their marijuana plan“We need to try to restore some trust”: Massachusetts senators deba...“We need to try to restore some trust”: Massachusetts senators debate their marijuana plan
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON The debate over the reshaping of Massachusetts recreational marijuana law shifted Thursday to the state Senate, where a more modest set of revisions to the e ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON The debate over the reshaping of Massachusetts recreational marijuana law shifted Thursday to the state Senate, where a more modest set o ...
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June 30, 2017
Massachusetts cannabis legislation talks appear to stall as deadline nearsMassachusetts cannabis legislation talks appear to stall as deadlin...Massachusetts cannabis legislation talks appear to stall as deadline nears
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Talks between the House and Senate over a compromise marijuana law appeared stalled Friday, even as lawmakers faced a self-imposed deadline for delivering a ...
By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON Talks between the House and Senate over a compromise marijuana law appeared stalled Friday, even as lawmakers faced a self-imposed deadli ...
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