Photos have been spreading all over social media in recent weeks showing scouts set up outside dispensaries in California, Arizona, and other states that allow medical marijuana. One scout in San Francisco sold more than a hundred boxes in just a couple of hours.
While it may sound like a smart way to increase sales, don’t look for it to happen in the one state where recreational pot is already legal: Colorado.
The information based on the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows that about one in 10 adolescents in New Hampshire report regular use of marijuana, the ninth highest in the country.
President Barack Obama doesn’t think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol.
In an interview with “The New Yorker” magazine, the president talked about his use of pot in the past. “I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.”
The bill proposes taxing the drug when it is sold at retail at a rate of $30 per ounce and letting people grow up to six marijuana plants in a controlled environment.
The line to make the first legal purchases of marijuana stretched around the building Wednesday but it was an Iraq War veteran from Boston who made the first buy.
New Hampshire’s House votes early next month whether to legalize up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone age 21 and older.
Wareham Police unwrapped some Christmas presents a little early this year.
Springfield police say they have broken up a marijuana growing and drug distribution operation run by a married couple in their home.
A new law legalizing marijuana for recreational use went into effect Friday in Maine’s largest city, providing a symbolic victory that marijuana advocates intend to use as a springboard to a statewide law.
Pro-marijuana activists in Massachusetts have already succeeded in paving the way for dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries and decriminalizing possession of small amounts of the drug.