Two poison control doctors claim to have documented the first known case of death by marijuana overdose.
In upstate New York, some farmers believe they’ve found the state’s next big cash crop, hemp.
As of mid November, 35 communities had adopted permanent bans on retail shops and 89 had adopted temporary moratoriums on retail sales.
The town wants to limit the number of pot shops in their community and where you can consume the drug.
Longmeadow is the next western Massachusetts town to ban retail pot shops from opening in their community.
Qualifications listed include a degree in a field such as biology, chemistry or plant pathology.
Some 300 potential employees packed Gateway City Arts in Holyoke Monday night to hear what careers GTI will bring.
The people behind the proposal say it could bring hundreds of jobs to Athol, making it the town’s second-largest employer.
Bills to legalize and tax recreational marijuana in Rhode Island have stalled in previous sessions so a special commission was formed.
Although it is illegal to drive while high, police departments are having a hard time proving a person is driving high.
Some people expressed concerns about public safety, while others worried modifications to the law will lead some to the black market.
City council president wants other councilors and the mayor to disclose any campaign donations received from marijuana industry.
Discussions are underway to decide the details of taxing and regulating the recreational marijuana industry in Massachusetts.
Mayor William Reichelt says the town council will ultimately decide whether or not to allow recreational pot shops to operate.
Steven Hoffman says that even though the majority on the board opposed legalization, they will implement the law fairly.
A moratorium in Agawam would not completely ban recreational use, but it would put a temporary hold on sales until July 1, 2018.
Steven Hoffman, a 64-year-old Lincoln resident, was named by State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg Thursday as her pick to lead the CCC.
The Cannabis Control Commission will be made up of five members.
The Massachusetts Medical Society has developed a training program for doctors so they can openly talk with their patients about it.
The state continues its efforts to set up the process to regulate recreational marijuana.