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Marijuana rescheduling leaves regulators and sellers cautiously optimistic

Related Articles A move by the Biden Administration to change how marijuana is treated by federal authorities was met with cautious approval by Massachusetts state regulators, cannabis sellers, and national marijuana advocates alike. The Drug Enforcement Agency will drop marijuana from the list of banned substances found under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, […]

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Pot boss suspension: Goldberg-O’Brien meetings postponed due to, ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Related Articles The long-awaited meetings between suspended Cannabis Control Commission Chairwoman Shannon O’Brien and Treasurer Deborah Goldberg will not take place as scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, Goldberg’s office said Tuesday afternoon. “Chair O’Brien’s attorneys have informed us that due to unforeseen circumstances, they are unable to attend the meetings scheduled for April 10 and 11. […]

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Florida voters to decide on abortion, pot 

Related Articles TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court issued rulings Monday allowing the state’s voters to decide whether to protect abortion rights and legalize recreational use of marijuana, rejecting the state attorney general’s arguments that the measures should be kept off the November ballot. ABORTION RIGHTS The proposed amendment would protect the right to […]

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Ex-Massachusetts lawyer accused of trying to bribe Medford police chief for pot shop sentenced to prison

Related Articles A former lawyer who was accused of trying to bribe the Medford police chief to get city approval for a pot shop has been sentenced to prison. Somerville man Sean O’Donovan, 56, was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. O’Donovan was also ordered to […]

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After Massachusetts cannabis worker died from asthma attack, state pushes marijuana industry to take extra safety steps

Related Articles After a Bay State cannabis worker suffered an asthma attack and died, the state Department of Public Health is pushing the local marijuana industry to take extra safety steps to prevent work-related asthma. A Trulieve Cannabis Corp. employee who was packaging ground cannabis into pre-rolls at the company’s Holyoke processing facility suffered an […]

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14-year-old boy accused of stealing 30 marijuana products from South Boston pot shop, smashing the front door

Related Articles A 14-year-old boy is accused of stealing more than $1,500 in marijuana products from a South Boston pot shop early Monday after he allegedly smashed the store’s front door with a large rock, police said. The juvenile was arrested by Boston Police officers and has been charged in connection with the alleged breaking […]

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Up in smoke: Cannabis Commission to meet without suspended chairwoman

Related Articles The Cannabis Control Commission meets Monday absent its chairwoman after she was suddenly suspended from her job last week. On Thursday, Treasury Secretary Deb Goldberg removed pot boss Shannon O’Brien from her post just a year after the former gubernatorial candidate took the job steering marijuana policy for the state. The suspension, with […]

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Marijuana emergency department visits for children, teens have spiked since the pandemic started: CDC

Related Articles Marijuana emergency department visits for children, teens and young adults have spiked since the start of the pandemic more than three years ago, according to new data from the CDC. This reported jump in cannabis-involved hospital admissions comes after a pre-2019 increase in youth emergency department visits, as pot legalization expanded across the […]

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Sununu shifts to back legal pot in Granite State 

Related Articles CONCORD, N.H.– A shift by Gov. Chris Sununu’s to support marijuana legalization has inspired a last-minute push for new legislation. Though several bipartisan bills in support of legalizing recreational marijuana have cleared the House in recent years, Sununu opposed them and they ultimately failed in the Senate. But after the latest defeat earlier […]

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Massachusetts pot shops closing in Worcester, Framingham, Northampton; a worker had died after packaging cannabis into pre-rolls

Related Articles After the recreational marijuana market exploded in recent years across the Bay State, more pot shops will soon be shutting down around the region. Trulieve Cannabis Corp. recently announced that the marijuana giant will be winding down its operations in Massachusetts. The company’s dispensaries in Worcester, Framingham, and Northampton will close at the […]

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