Recreational Marijuana

Recreational marijuana proposals burned up in the Massachusetts legislature last spring but a ballot measure will let voters decide for themselves this November. And the measure is being felt across the border in upstate New York. If passed, Massachusetts residents age 21 and older would be able to carry an ounce of pot, store ten […]

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Paso Robles residents will face restrictions on recreational marijuana cultivation and sales, should state voters legalize the drug on Nov. 8. The City Council on Tuesday approved a zoning ordinance amendment regulating recreational and commercial marijuana uses. The vote is in anticipation of Proposition 64, which would make recreational marijuana legal statewide. Medical marijuana became legal in […]

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San Diego County supervisors voted to oppose Proposition 64, the November initiative to legalize recreational marijuana in California. The action raises the prospect that the county would severely restrict, and perhaps ban, marijuana dispensaries if Proposition 64 passes. Supervisor Dianne Jacob said the board should oppose Proposition 64 because similar policies in other states have caused […]

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Paso Robles residents will face restrictions on recreational marijuana cultivation and sales, should state voters legalize the drug on Nov. 8. The City Council on Tuesday approved a zoning ordinance amendment regulating recreational and commercial marijuana uses. The vote is in anticipation of Proposition 64, which would make recreational marijuana legal statewide. Medical marijuana became […]

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BOSTON — Issues ranging from the proposed tax rate on legal marijuana to visions of a burgeoning black market for homegrown pot were raised Tuesday during a public forum on Question 4, the ballot issue that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Massachusetts.  For state Sen. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, who represented the Campaign for […]

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Part 4 of our special four-week Election Ballot Debate Series, hosted with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and The Boston Globe.  We discuss ballot Question 4, which proposes a change to the state’s marijuana laws. Massachusetts decriminalized possession of marijuana in 2008 and medical marijuana was legalized […]

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Part 4 of our special four-week Election Ballot Debate Series, hosted with the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston and The Boston Globe.  We discuss ballot Question 4, which proposes a change to the state’s marijuana laws. Massachusetts decriminalized possession of marijuana in 2008 and medical marijuana was legalized […]

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