Lawmakers are addressing concerns that some people may be barred from the marijuana industry.
A provision in the state’s marijuana bill gives municipalities power to allow smoking pot in public.
The intention is to enable cannabis cafes, marijuana consumption at special events, or to use of medicinal marijuana in public places.
House lawmakers are backing an amended bill to revise Massachusetts recreational marijuana laws.
Marijuana supporters rallied on Beacon Hill against the reformed marijuana proposal being debated in the State House.
The bill up for debate would not change how much marijuana residents can possess or grow.
Lawmakers continue to work on legislation to revise the state’s marijuana law.
The House bill is proposing a 28 percent tax on pot sales.
The Marijuana Policy Committee voted in favor of a bill to alter recreational marijuana laws passed by voters in November.
The proposal would more than double the current 12 percent tax on recreational marijuana to 28 percent.
Few details about the bill have been revealed, but it is expected to deal with taxing legal marijuana sales and oversight of the market.
East Longmeadow residents voted to prohibit the sales of recreational marijuana in the town.
There will be a public hearing on the three additional conditions after the Department of Consumer Protection drafts regulations.
Lawmakers are considering raising the sales on recreational marijuana sales.
Only people with state-issued medical marijuana ID cards are eligible to buy the pies.
In the November 2016 election the town of East Longmeadow had more people vote against the marijuana ballot question than for it.
The New Hampshire House has voted to remove criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
New Hampshire police released recently warned citizens that it is illegal to possess marijuana even if you only smoke it in Massachusetts.”
A new report rounded up what is currently known and not known about the effects of marijuana, including benefits and side-effects.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he has concerns about public safety, children’s health, and how to measure impaired drivers.