Prosecutors Ask Pot Regulators To Hold Off On Cannabis CafesDistrict attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services.
Lawmaker Wants Mass To Become 'Marijuana Sanctuary State'The bill would bar any local or state law enforcement resources from aiding federal prosecutions of marijuana crimes.
Opening Day For Recreational Marijuana Shops May Be Delayed AgainThe state may not be ready for pot shops to open on the widely-advertised July 1 start date.
North Andover Votes Against Massive Marijuana Research FacilityIn the packed gymnasium of North Andover High Tuesday night, the majority of voters decided against recreational marijuana businesses in town.
Top Mass. Prosecutor Says Focus Is On Opioids, Not MarijuanaThe top federal prosecutor for Massachusetts said Wednesday that while he cannot guarantee that people involved in the state's legalized pot industry would be immune from federal prosecution, his priority will be combating the deadly opioid epidemic.
Attorney: 'Feds Would Be Foolish' To Go After Legal Marijuana BusinessFederal law still prohibits any marijuana use and now Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants federal prosecutors, including in Massachusetts, to go after marijuana crimes.
Congressional Delegation: Hands Off Massachusetts Pot LawMembers of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are faulting U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling for saying participants in the state's voter-approved marijuana trade could be at risk of prosecution.
Gov. Baker Says US Attorney Should Focus On Opioids, Not PotGov. Charlie Baker says he's hoping to talk with the top federal prosecutor in Massachusetts about efforts to create a regulated marijuana market in the state.
Patients Worried About Future Of Medical MarijuanaA medical marijuana dispensary in Quincy told patients they could now only buy with cash.
Keller @ Large: Looming Federal War On Legal MarijuanaOne thing we know for sure about marijuana - it makes people crazy, and I don't mean the people smoking it.
State Officials Critical Of Shift In Federal Marijuana PolicyRegulators pledged to push ahead with implementation of the state's voter-approved recreational marijuana law despite potential confusion stemming from a shift in official U.S. policy.
US To End Lenient Policy That Let Legal Marijuana FlourishThe new stance will instead let federal prosecutors where marijuana is legal decide how aggressively to enforce longstanding federal law prohibiting it.