Recreational Marijuana

Aaron Leibowitz aleibowitz@wickedlocal.com @AaronInMalden The Malden City Council has begun to discuss the regulation of recreational marijuana sales in the city, raising more questions than answers so far. Several pot-related orders have come before the council in the past few weeks. On May 3, the rules and ordinance committee considered a zoning proposal from Councilor-at-Large Craig Spadafora […]

Aaron Leibowitz aleibowitz@wickedlocal.com @AaronInMalden The Malden City Council has begun to discuss the regulation of recreational marijuana sales in the city, raising more questions than answers so far. Several pot-related orders have come before the council in the past few weeks. On May 3, the rules and ordinance committee considered a zoning proposal from Councilor-at-Large Craig Spadafora […]

Aaron Leibowitz aleibowitz@wickedlocal.com @AaronInMalden The Malden City Council has begun to discuss the regulation of recreational marijuana sales in the city, raising more questions than answers so far. Several pot-related orders have come before the council in the past few weeks. On May 3, the rules and ordinance committee considered a zoning proposal from Councilor-at-Large Craig Spadafora […]

A measure legalizing marijuana use in Vermont cleared the state’s legislature on Wednesday.  Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has said the legislation is not “a priority for Vermont” and has not made a final decision as to whether he will sign it. The measure makes Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana use among […]

James Kukstis jkukstis@wickedlocal.com @MarinerJamesK Norwell voters approved three recreational marijuana articles during Monday’s Town Meeting, and voters will again weigh in on the issue during the Town Election Saturday, May 20. None of the three articles generated much discussion or opposition and all passed by healthy margins. Selectmen put forward this four-pronged measure to voters this spring in efforts […]

Marijuana dispensaries may start selling recreational weed within Nevada as soon as July 1, the state tax board voted Monday, six months earlier than previously expected. While Nevadans voted last November in favor of legalizing marijuana, lawmakers aren’t expected to draft rules governing the state’s recreational weed program until January 2018. With medical marijuana dispensaries […]

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) –  Springfield’s Health and Human Services Committee is considering new regulations for recreational marijuana. City Councilor Marcus Williams said the East Forest Park Civic Association had asked the city to look into the impact and potential regulations for recreational marijuana in Springfield. The city attorney said Monday it’s not completely clear yet what […]

​When Canada legalizes recreational marijuana use next July, Canadian employers say they will treat its use in the workplace the same way they treat alcohol. Being high on the job won’t be tolerated. HR experts say marijuana legalization, which will take effect on or before July 1, 2018, will not cause much of an impact […]