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Massachusetts Senate Introduces Proposal to Preserve Current Recreational Marijuana Tax Rate

Massachusetts Senate Introduces Proposal to Preserve Current Recreational Marijuana Tax Rate

Massachusetts Senate Introduces Proposal to Preserve Current Recreational Marijuana Tax Rate

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.

UMass Professor Designs App to Test Marijuana Impairment

UMass Professor Designs App to Test Marijuana Impairment

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.

Massachusetts Messes Up MMJ Rollout

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.

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Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

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.


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