Tag: Massachusetts

(127 posts)
April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vowed to block medical marijuana dispensaries in his city at a church gathering Monday. The Pastor of the church asked if he would...
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March 11, 2014
03/11/2014
Marijuana Use on the Rise Among Aging Baby Boomers

Marijuana Use on the Rise Among Aging Baby Boomers

The most recent data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration show that marijuana use has increased among individuals over the age of 50 in the past...
By: NY Farmer
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March 7, 2014
03/07/2014
Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel Recommends PTSD As Qualifying Condition

Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panel Recommends PTSD As Qualifying Condition

Finding by panel of physicians, professors, and medical marijuana advocates would make Michigan the eighth state to provide relief for those suffering from the effects of traumatic...
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March 5, 2014
03/05/2014
Comcast Okays TV Spots That Pitch Medical Marijuana

Comcast Okays TV Spots That Pitch Medical Marijuana

Comcast, the nation’s largest cable operator, has agreed to run an ad on its local cable systems in New Jersey, Massachusetts and greater Chicago that promote a...
By: NY Farmer
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February 26, 2014
02/26/2014
NORML Argues Police May Not Question Based on Marijuana Odor

NORML Argues Police May Not Question Based on Marijuana Odor

NORML filed an “amicus curiae” brief with the Massachusetts Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 18, urging the court to place more limits on police questioning and searches...
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Massachusetts Dispensaries Will Make Home Deliveries

Massachusetts Dispensaries Will Make Home Deliveries

Massachusetts dispensaries will be allowed to make home deliveries, becoming one of the few places with legal MMJ to allow such services.
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February 14, 2014
02/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.02.12)

Lots of action at the state house on medical marijuana this week, plus Arizona eases up on the rules and the Michigan Supreme Court hands down a...
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February 4, 2014
02/04/2014
Massachusetts Issues First 20 Dispensary Licenses

Massachusetts Issues First 20 Dispensary Licenses

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued 20 dispensary licenses Friday, the first to be issued in the state.
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January 30, 2014
01/30/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.01.29)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.01.29)

The Colorado Supreme Court will take up an important medical marijuana employment rights case, Connecticut selects marijuana producers, Massachusetts gets ready to announce who gets dispensaries, California...
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January 15, 2014
01/15/2014
Massachusetts Gearing Up for 2016 Legalization Campaign

Massachusetts Gearing Up for 2016 Legalization Campaign

Building on steadily increasing public support, a coalition of marijuana policy reformers are looking to 2016 to get an initiative on the Massachusetts ballot to make marijuana legal...
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December 19, 2013
12/19/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.18)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.18)

Oregon’s plan to regulate dispensaries statewide moves ahead, Washington state looks like it will let medical marijuana patients keep their personal grows, a new national certification program...
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December 12, 2013
12/12/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.11)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.11)

A busy Tuesday in California, herbal medicine experts make a call, New Jersey’s third dispensary opens, Florida’s Supreme Court hears a challenge to an initiative, and more....
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December 5, 2013
12/05/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.04)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.12.04)

Arkansas Baptists reject medical marijuana, and so do some California communities. New Jersey’s governor mouths off, and Illinois and Massachusetts communities move to regulate soon-to-arrive medical marijuana...
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November 27, 2013
11/27/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.26)

Massachusetts and Illinois prepare for medical marijuana dispensaries, action is picking up in state legislatures, and Americans for Safe Access issues a report on state compliance with...
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November 27, 2013
11/27/2013
Former DA, Congressman Wants To Open 3 Dispensaries

Former DA, Congressman Wants To Open 3 Dispensaries

William Delahunt, former district attorney and congressman, wants to open 3 dispensaries in Massachusetts.
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November 21, 2013
11/21/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.20)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.20)

013 Federal agencies are beginning to work on the banking problem for medical marijuana businesses, the District of Columbia is looking at why its program is so...
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November 19, 2013
11/19/2013
Study: Many IBD Patients Report Relief From Cannabis

Study: Many IBD Patients Report Relief From Cannabis

An estimated one-in-six patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report using cannabis therapeutically, according to survey data published in the journal Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Researchers assessed survey...
By: NORML
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November 7, 2013
11/07/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.06)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.11.06)

And the beat goes on. From the West Coast to the East Coast and from the Great Lakes to the Gulf Coast, medical marijuana is on the...
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November 1, 2013
11/01/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.30)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.30)

A Michigan couple get their child back, New Jersey gets its second dispensary, and Washington regulators get an earful over moves to do away with patient home...
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October 17, 2013
10/17/2013
Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2013.10.16)

A L.A. dispensary crackdown gets underway, an Arizona judge throws out a restrictive dispensary ordinance, the Michigan Supreme Court hears a dispensary ban case, and much, much...
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