On June 16, 2017, the Massachusetts Senate introduced an outline to a bill that preserves the current tax rate on retail marijuana sales. The proposal is in stark contrast to the measure put forth by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
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Although recreational marijuana has recently become legal in Massachusetts, the state’s newly minted laws could already be in store for some drastic changes.
Although recreational marijuana is slated to become legal in Massachusetts on Dec. 15, 2016, Massachusetts Sec. of State William F. Galvin announced on Nov. 28 that it could take longer than expected for the law to go into effect.
While the prospect of an accurate marijuana breathalyzer is still far off in the distance, one of the most pressing issues facing lawmakers in states where recreational marijuana is now legal is how to test for marijuana impairment. A professor from the University of Massachusetts Boston thinks he has the answer.
Controversy is stirring in Massachusetts after state law enforcement raided the home of an 81-year-old grandmother for a single marijuana plant.
A new poll has revealed that a slight majority of Massachusetts residents oppose the legalization of recreational marijuana.
How long should it take for a state to roll out its medical marijuana plan? Three months? A year? What about two years? If you live in Massachusetts, you have probably been asking yourself that question for a long time.
NEARLY TWO years after Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana, nine distribution centers are to open next year in places like Brookline, Lowell, Salem, and Quincy. The state licensing process for these dispensaries has been convoluted. And yet that path seems easy to navigate compared with the latest obstacle: the banking system.