Middleboro selectmen strike down proposed retail ban for marijuana – Special – southcoasttoday.com – New Bedford, MA

MIDDLEBORO — Citing intense pressure from the public, along with time constraints and problematic drafted language that confused and worried both residents and officials, the proposed bylaw for banning retail marijuana sales, which would have been taken to a vote as an article for October’s Town Meeting, was struck down by the Board of Selectmen Aug.…

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Private Worcester marijuana club working to maintain a ‘good neighbor’ image – News – telegram.com – Worcester, MA

WORCESTER – It’s arguably the edgiest club in the hip Canal District with its presence attracting statewide media coverage propelled by a bit of controversy.But six months after opening its doors, members and the operator of The Summit Lounge – a private, membership-based cannabis club – say they’re looking for something a little less novel:…

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High numbers?

One in five.That’s the approximate number of adults in Massachusetts who reported using marijuana in the past month, according to a recent study by the state Department of Public Health. The numbers could prove important in the coming years as Massachusetts rolls out its new law regarding the recreational use of pot, and both proponents…

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