Massachusetts

Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

Boston’s First Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

On Friday, Massachusetts health officials approved Boston’s first medical marijuana dispensary license. The license was awarded to Patriot Care Corp., which plans to operate its dispensary near Downtown Crossing....
MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

MA Medical Marijuana Activists Rally at State House

On Monday morning, unhappy medical marijuana activists rallied at the Massachusetts state house because they were frustrated with a lack of progress with the state’s medical marijuana program. The...
Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

Boston Court Says Smell of Unburnt Marijuana Can’t Justify Vehicle Searches

On Wednesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said that police officers cannot use the smell of unburnt marijuana to justify searching a person’s car, due to the fact that...
Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

Almost Half of MA Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

A new Boston Globe poll has found that 48% of Massachusetts voters would support a ballot question legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older.  47% of voters said...
30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

30 Pounds of Pot Found in MA Produce Delivery

About 30 pounds of marijuana were found inside of a tractor trailer making a produce delivery to the Stop & Shop grocery store in Freetown Mass. The delivery originated...
Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston, Ma. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to stop the city’s two approved medical marijuana dispensaries from opening.  Voters legalized medical marijuana and collectives in Massachusetts in 2012...
Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Collectives Could Open by Summer

On Friday, the state of Massachusetts granted the first 20 licenses to medical marijuana dispensaries.  Now that licenses have been issued, it is expected that the first collectives in...
Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts Advocates Working Toward Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Massachusetts’ medical marijuana program has not even fully gone into effect yet and advocates already have their sights set on recreational marijuana legalization in 2016. Allen St. Pierre of...
Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts Group Aims to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition with Ballot Initiative

Massachusetts has made big strides when it comes to marijuana in recent years.  The Bay State has decriminalized marijuana and legalized medical marijuana through ballot measures, and now a...
Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

On Monday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that November 21st will be the cut off date for applicants to submit final applications for a medical marijuana collective...