The law gives cities and towns option to ban marijuana shops through local referendums.
22News spoke with the Board of Selectmen about the process to ban recreational marijuana shops in the Town of Wilbraham.
The Department of Revenue calculated the state’s tax revenue assuming marijuana is taxed a total of 12%.
MassCann says that if the state charges too much in taxes, marijuana users will just look to buy it on the black market.
As the law currently stands and was approved by voters, there must be a community-wide referendum to ban Marijuana retail stores.
The Committee on Marijuana Policy held their first public hearing Monday. 22News explains why some think the current pot tax is inadequate.
A legislative committee is considering possible changes to the law passed by voters in November that legalized recreational marijuana.
A Westfield medical marijuana facility inches closer to reality.
Leaders of the campaign say they plan to talk about upcoming hearings of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy.
Massachusetts adults can grow and use recreational marijuana, but it’s still illegal to sell the drug without a license.
Dispensaries are expected to open next year, but it’s still unclear what the tax revenue from those sales would be used for.
The City of Springfield claims the Page Boulevard shop offered “free marijuana”, but would charge customers an entry fee.
Cusack said retroactively criminalizing the growing of more than six plants per individual or 12 per household could be difficult.
Laws governing retail sale of marijuana are being hammered out in the state legislature.
A new study indicates that marijuana might help people struggling with addiction to heroin and other opioids.
The drug’s growing popularity is bringing to light an unwanted side effect for a small number of heavy users.
It’s been two months since recreational marijuana was legalized, but some residents complain certain laws are confusing.
A new “Committee on Marijuana Policy” is charged with taking a second look at the law passed by voters in November.
22News found out if Massachusetts residents can drink this now that marijuana is legalized.
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