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Police found $1 million in marijuana in a Worcester apartment. (State Police photo)

Police Find $1 Million In Marijuana In Worcester Apartment

A Worcester man was arrested on Thursday after troopers found $1 million worth of marijuana in his apartment, according to State Police.

06/27/2014

(Photo by WBZ-TV's Jim Smith)

Nearly 500 Marijuana Plants Discovered During Stoneham Fire

Stoneham police say they are investigating an apparent marijuana growing operation that was discovered after a home caught fire.

06/11/2014

(Photo from Freetown Police)

30 Lbs. Of Marijuana Discovered In Food Shipment From California

Thirty pounds of marijuana turned up at a food distribution center in Freetown on Friday, according to police.

04/19/2014

Marijuana (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

NH Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana Dies In Senate

New Hampshire’s Senate has refused to consider a House bill that would have decriminalized possession of up to an ounce of marijuana.

04/17/2014

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Keller @ Large: Patrick Kennedy Promotes Mental Health In Boston

Patrick Kennedy, one of the nation’s leading advocates for better treatment of the mentally ill, was in Boston Thursday, sharing his own struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.

04/03/2014

The blast blew out the windows of the home on Astle Street. (WBZ-TV)

Investigators: ‘Marijuana THC Extraction’ Source Of Tewksbury House Explosion

Investigators say a “marijuana THC extraction process using butane gas” was the source of an explosion at a home in Tewksbury late Tuesday night.

03/26/2014

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Daily Talker: Should Girl Scouts Be Selling Cookies Outside Marijuana Businesses?

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.

02/24/2014

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Survey: 1 In 10 NH Adolescents Use Marijuana

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.

01/20/2014

Marijuana (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Talker: President Obama Talks About Marijuana

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.”

01/20/2014

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

NH House Votes To Legalize 1 Ounce Of Pot

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.

01/15/2014

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