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    Beantown Greentown Boston Massachusetts Cannabis Club

    What's up Every one. My name is Keith I'm part of a group of growers , advocates , patients and recreatoonal smokers in the boston area. We started a club here . Just thought I'd say what's up. Noticed there was a post about the 100 foot bone we rolled this weekend ..It was a good time. Lol...
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    Thousands Of People May Turn Out For Marijuana Rally On Boston Common

    Thousands of people are expected to flock to Boston Common this weekend for the 28th annual Boston Freedom Rally – the first time the marijuana festival has been held since voters approved a ballot referendum last November legalizing the drug for recreational use. As of Saturday morning...
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    America's Largest Medical Marijuana Growing Facility Is Coming To Massachusetts

    Freetown — The largest medical marijuana growing and processing facility in the country will be built in Massachusetts. Denver-based AmeriCann will build a 1 million square-foot cultivation facility in Freetown. It has chosen Campanelli Construction in Braintree to be the general contractor...
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    MA: For the Second Time, Eastie Supports Marijuana

    In the statewide ballot question in 2012 East Boston voters supported passing the medical marijuana question 60 percent to 40 percent. Last Tuesday was more of the same as Eastie voters again supported a statewide ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The Question 4...
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    MA: Boston Health Officials Bracing For Legalization In December 2016

    Boston — The city's public health officials said Wednesday they're steeling themselves for the legalization of marijuana in Massachusetts and looking for advice from their counterparts in Colorado, where marijuana has been commercially available since 2014. Massachusetts voters signed off on...
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    Denver Officials Visiting Boston To Discuss Experiences With Legal Marijuana

    Boston - Boston officials will be getting some firsthand advice on how to deal with issues surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana. Two public health officials from Denver will participate remotely in a meeting of the city's board of health on Wednesday. They will discuss...
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    MA: Marijuana Hits Boston Board Of Health

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh led the unsuccessful fight against a marijuana legalization law but city voters were on board with it and now Walsh administration officials are getting ready to implement the law. The Boston Board of Health on Wednesday will convene a meeting to hear from officials...
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    MA: New Maps Show Racial Disparities In Marijuana Policing In Boston

    Opponents of Question 4 in Massachusetts have suggested concerns about racial disparities in marijuana policing are overblown, because no one is really getting arrested or going to jail because of weed in our state. Adults who want to smoke marijuana in their homes can do so, said Senator Lewis...
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    MA: Boston Official Pushes For Minority-Owned Businesses If Marijuana Becomes Legal

    Boston - A Boston city councilor wants to make sure minority-owned businesses get a fair shot if retail marijuana sales become legal in Massachusetts. Councilor Ayanna Pressley has scheduled a hearing for Monday evening at Boston City Hall to discuss ways of providing equitable access to...
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    MA: Travel Guru Rick Steves To Tour State For Pot Legalization

    Boston - Travel guru Rick Steves is kicking off a tour of Massachusetts in support of a pro-marijuana ballot question. On Tuesday, Steves will appear at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst at an event sponsored by the UMass Campus Cannabis Reform Coalition. On Wednesday, Steves plans to...
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    MA: Both Sides To Debate Question 4

    The Boston Globe, in conjunction with UMass Boston and WBUR, will host a debate on the possible legalization of marijuana on Tuesday afternoon. The debate will focus on Massachusetts ballot Question 4, which would legalize the possession and use of an ounce or less of recreational marijuana...
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    MA: Both Sides To Debate Question 4

    The Boston Globe, in conjunction with UMass Boston and WBUR, will host a debate on the possible legalization of marijuana on Tuesday afternoon. The debate will focus on Massachusetts ballot Question 4, which would legalize the possession and use of an ounce or less of recreational marijuana...
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    MA: 'Yes On 4' Marijuana Legalization Campaign's First TV Ad

    Aiming to legalize marijuana in Massachusetts through a November ballot question, the "Yes on 4" campaign launched a television ad featuring retired Boston cop Tom Nolan. "Question 4 requires strict product labeling and childproof packaging and bans advertising directed at kids," said Nolan...
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    Marijuana Legalization In Massachusetts - Getting Over The Hump

    No matter how you slice it, there's a stark statistical reality regarding marijuana reform in Massachusetts over the past decade: it's undefeated at the ballot box. This includes binding state-wide initiatives that were passed by voters (decriminalization in 2008, medical marijuana in 2012), and...
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    MA: Pro-Marijuana Rally Held On Boston Common

    Supporters of a ballot initiative to legalize small amounts of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts rallied Saturday on the Boston Common while city officials tried to stop them. In the eleventh hour, a court stepped in ruling the Freedom Rally could take place. Organizers of the rally...
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    MA: Legal Marijuana Supporters Celebrate Question 4 At Boston Freedom Rally

    Boston - Voters will soon make a decision about whether to legalize marijuana in the state of Massachusetts and supporters turned out in big numbers at this year's Boston Freedom Rally - also known as Hemp Fest. It wasn't hard finding people who plan to vote "yes" on question 4, which would...
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    MA: City Council Preps For Marijuana Legalization If It Happens

    Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has not decided how she will vote on the November referendum on legalized recreational marijuana, but Wednesday, she pressed city officials to begin thinking about ways to equitably implement the measure, should it pass. At the weekly council meeting...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensary In East Boston Gets Nod From City Council

    The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to write a letter of "non-opposition" for a medical-marijuana dispensary proposed for 220 McClellan Highway in East Boston. Happy Valley Ventures needs the letter to win state approval for its proposed dispensary. City Councilor Sal LaMattina...
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    MA: Medical Marijuana Dispensary In East Boston Gets Nod From City Council

    The Boston City Council voted unanimously today to write a letter of "non-opposition" for a medical-marijuana dispensary proposed for 220 McClellan Highway in East Boston. Happy Valley Ventures needs the letter to win state approval for its proposed dispensary. City Councilor Sal LaMattina...
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    MA: Boston Goes To Pot Via Lowell

    Boston - About two years ago, Father Joe Quinn became one of about 100 people in the world to be diagnosed with a rare incurable condition that he said left him with the possibility of "saying goodbye to life." Unable to take narcotics, the Franciscan friar was in "excruciating pain" until he...