A former Massachusetts 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.
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The city of Brighton is about to get a little greener.
While roughly 12% of older adults in the study said they used cannabis within the past year, only 9.5% used the substance in 2019.
“The vaporizer is flavored like a cookie and contains a highly concentrated amount of THC. Where exactly is the overly complex regulation?
It’s been 10 years since Colorado launched the first legal recreational marijuana market in the world and became a pioneer in drug reform.
It’s been 10 years since Colorado hosted the world’s first legal sales of recreational marijuana. The success of Colorado’s tightly regulated system has helped reshape the public’s perception of cannabis, but the industry faces headwinds in its second decade.
A Brookline teen was severely injured after he had “magic mushrooms” and jumped from a sixth-story window, according to police who arrested a drug dealer accused of targeting local kids.
President Joe Biden has pardoned thousands of people who were convicted of use and simple possession of marijuana on federal lands and in the District of Columbia.
About $780,000 of cash and property were stolen, and the members of two organized crime groups also now face charges of aggravated robbery, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms and violating the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act.
After a Massachusetts 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.
Snoop, who has his own line of cannabis products, has been a marijuana advocate throughout his 30-year rap career — dating back to his debut on Dr.
The AHA recommends against smoking tobacco or marijuana because of the potential damaging effects on the heart, lungs and blood vessels.
An East Boston man is facing a slew of drug charges after police found a stockpile of fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana, psychedelic mushrooms and thousands of dollars in his home, Suffolk DA Kevin Hayden announced Sunday.
A 14-year-old boy is accused of stealing more than $1,500 in marijuana products from a South Boston pot shop early Monday morning after he allegedly smashed the store’s front door with a large rock, police said.
Gas prices have dropped a nickel in the last week, hitting $3.64 in Massachusetts despite the war in Israel and the decision by OPEC countries earlier this year to ratchet down production.
“I’d have to work four jobs to really make it happen any other way. It’s my little hobby and now I can take my dream to market.”
O’Brien’s ouster – which sounds permanent and ominous – signals new turmoil ahead for the CCC and the already reeling cannabis industry.
On Thursday, Treasury Secretary Deb Goldberg temporarily 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 debate over public consumption has grown since 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized adult-use marijuana but with widely varying regulations.
Cannabis board boss Shannon O’Brien is apologizing for her recent outburst saying she was too blunt in saying the state’s legal weed rollout was in a “crisis.” It came on the same day the commission announced the Bay State has hit a new one-month high in legal weed sales — $136 million in July.
Taxpayers shouldn’t need to watch a career politician prove what we’ve known for a long time — most of the executives in the state could go and we wouldn’t miss them.
Eight businesses received warnings for hosting marijuana-related activities in Denver without the required license, with a separate ticket issued to cannabis lounge Tetra Lounge.
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.
Wellness Center of the Rockies, also known as The Center, recently purchased a former firehouse at 600 S. Broadway for $3 million.
Colorado’s marijuana industry dubbed total weed sales for this year’s 4/20 “the worst” in five years.
“Our feeling is that eliminating the pilot program will help us dive into building that licensing and regulatory framework.”
A shift by Gov. Chris Sununu’s to support marijuana legalization has inspired a last-minute push for new legislation.
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 end of June.
Think of it like a beer garden, but instead of drinking alcohol, guests smoke weed.
The heyday of marijuana sales in Colorado — back in 2020 when recreational and medical sales topped out at a combined $226 million — is a distant memory, as the state’s dispensaries struggle through an economic downturn, with sales plummeting and small businesses foundering.
A Denver judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by eight people who live near Bonnie Brae, clearing the way for that neighborhood’s first dispensary to open next month.
If there’s one thing the Massachusetts State Legislature loves to do, it’s legalize ways for people to get high.
The aesthetic and amenities will be specifically curated to attract women and gay individuals, as well as the canna-curious looking for a comfortable environment where they can try some of Colorado’s locally grown herb.
Cirrus Social Club aims to be the “Ritz Carlton of the cannabis industry,” serving high tea by day and snacks-plus-smokes at night.
Golden expects to collect $600,000 in marijuana excise tax revenue in 2024, the first year it will have all four shops open and selling.
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One city student at the Tobin K-8 School was rushed to the hospital and others were evaluated by the school nurse after eating pot-infused chocolate bars.
Colorado’s first legal cannabis party bus is preparing to roll up and roll out on the streets of Denver, offering shuttle services to and from Denver International Airport as well as curated tours throughout the Mile High City.
Rec. Weed, Harpoon’s newest venture, is a non-alcoholic, low-calorie beverage featuring tropical juiceness and citrusy hop notes, leaving a clean and crisp finish – a perfect way “to kick back at the end of a long day and unwind,” the brewery said in a release Wednesday.
Last year, Mile High 420 Fest promised it would impose an age limit at future events after fielding concerns from parents about open cannabis consumption onsite.
Massachusetts lawmakers have filed bills to end arrests for psilocybin mushrooms, ayahuasca, mescaline and ibogaine. This push for decriminalization at the state level comes after cities decriminalized psychedelic mushrooms and other entheogenic plants.
“Shannon O’Brien, in her personal capacity, does not have an ownership stake over this license any longer,” investigations staff reported to regulators.
Massachusetts is the first recreational-use cannabis state to adopt, “Shifting Gears: the Blunt Truth about Marijuana and Driving,” a AAA curriculum that educates teens about the risks of cannabis-impaired driving.
TEWKSBURY — An investigation by the Tewksbury Police Narcotics Unit at a known hot spot for drug activity led to the arrest of two men on fentanyl trafficking charges on Thursday.
The latest effort to let legal cannabis business open checking accounts and accept credit cards has failed, due to U.S.
Some health effects, such as brain development issues, high blood pressure, and increased risk of heart attacks and strokes, have been studied.
“As a growing industry in Massachusetts, obviously, after legalization, the demand for jobs and highly qualified people skyrocketed — that what we were hearing from folks in the community businesses,” said Northern Essex Community College spokesperson Melissa Bouse.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in a conference call with reporters that “we always say that any contacts about possible exchanges can only be conducted in silence under a tight lid on any information.”
Those who grow outside — including with greenhouses — point to plenty of benefits. Lower startup and operational costs allow them to increase their profit margins, while their operations have a lesser impact on the environment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.