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Is Massachusetts Fumbling Its July 1 Legalization Launch?

Massachusetts is on track to miss its July 1 legalization launch day due to local and state red tape and foot-dragging.

FAQ: What the STATES Act Would Do, and Why It’s a Game-Changer

This historic bill could end federal prohibition. Here's everything you need to know.

Massachusetts Regulators Can Begin Issuing Cannabis Licenses

The first shops could open their doors in Massachusetts on July 1, though how many and where they might be located remains to be determined.

New Rhode Island Bill Would Legalize Cannabis for Adults

The proposal would create a system to tax and regulate marijuana in Rhode Island that mirrors the system in Massachusetts.

Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Massachusetts & Maryland Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Massachusetts and Maryland dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20.

Massachusetts Cannabis Investing: Where to Start

On July 1, Massachusetts is expected to open the first adult-use market on the East Coast. What are your investing options?

Massachusetts to Begin Taking Applications for Cannabis Businesses

Priority certification is being offered to applicants who hope to open cannabis businesses in communities disproportionately impacted by the drug war.

States Mull ‘Sanctuary’ Status for Cannabis Businesses

Some states are considering so-called sanctuary status for licensed cannabis businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling industry from a shift in federal enforcement policy.

Massachusetts Delays Action on Cannabis Cafés, Home Delivery

In the face of opposition from the governor, the state Cannabis Control Commission voted Monday to postpone licensing home deliveries and the cafes until the fall.

Massachusetts Regulators Face Questions on Cannabis Cafés

Social consumption has been a matter of discussion in nearly every legal state, but the Massachusetts proposal would go further than what others have allowed.

Massachusetts Governor Pushes Back on Cannabis Cafés

Gov. Charlie Baker, who opposed cannabis legalization in the state, said that "people should crawl before they walk and walk before they run."

6 Ways to Beat a Local Cannabis Ban

Frustrated that your state is legal but your county isn't? Here are some ways to end prohibition in your local area.

Cannabis ‘Gifting’ Economy Springs up in Massachusetts

Retail cannabis stores are months away, but some companies have been quietly operating for more than a year, delivering marijuana via a legal loophole.

Top US Prosecutor in Massachusetts Says Focus Is on Opioids, Not Marijuana

"2,100 people in Massachusetts were killed by opioid overdoses last year, not marijuana overdoses, so that is where my resources are going right now."

Here’s Where US Attorneys Stand on Cannabis Enforcement

We’re tracking how US attorneys in legal states have responded to the removal of the Cole memo—and how likely they are to take action.

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