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Marijuana home delivery services launch in Massachusetts

Home-delivered marijuana has arrived in Massachusetts. At least two companies announced this week they have launched operations. Lantern, a sister company of the popular alcohol delivery service Drizly, says it’s now serving the Boston area. Your Green Package, meanwhile, says its driver teams have hit the road in the greater Northampton area in the western […]

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Teen lifeguard stabbed at Worcester pond; 4 arrested

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Ticker: Pot smokers welcome, Amazon says; German biotech buys Cambridge rival for $1.7B

Amazon said it will stop testing jobseekers for marijuana. The company, the second-largest private employer in the U.S. behind Walmart, is making the change as states legalize cannabis or introduce laws banning employers from testing for it. In March, a New York man sued Amazon, saying the company rescinded his job offer at an Amazon […]

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Amazon will stop marijuana drug testing for many job applicants

Amazon will no longer test many prospective employees for marijuana use prior to employment, as more states where the company operates continue to legalize the plant.

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Two Colorado cannabis companies unionize, setting precedent for CBD workers

Workers at two Longmont cannabis companies unionized this week, a move the labor organization hopes sets a precedent as the first-ever national union contract for CBD workers.

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Marijuana regulation bill overwhelmingly passes in Colorado House

The Colorado House of Representatives passed the state’s most substantial marijuana regulation policy since legalization on Thursday, intending to crack down on youth access to high-potency THC products and tighten rules for the medical marijuana market. HB21-1317 passed overwhelmingly, 56-8, and moves on to the state Senate, where it is also expected to pass. The […]

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Colorado’s new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here’s what’s in it.

Colorado lawmakers aren’t going to try THC potency caps this year, but do want to put limits on how much concentrate can be purchased in a day

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Denver to issue new cannabis business licenses but not in some neighborhoods

Denver begins accepting new applications for cannabis business licenses next month — but not for certain neighborhoods.

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Cannabis industry says access to banking services ‘can’t happen soon enough’

Cannabis industry insiders say a push by federal lawmakers to allow banks to provide services to pot shops in states where they are legal “can’t happen soon enough.” “Access to banking and capital is probably the largest barrier of entry for getting into this industry,” said David Torrisi, president of the Commonwealth Dispensary Association. As […]

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System crash snarls dispensary sales on 4/20, the biggest marijuana holiday of the year

A point-of-sale system powering Colorado dispensaries went down Tuesday on the biggest marijuana holiday of the year.

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