Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana dispensary in Salem (WBZ-TV)

State’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Salem

It is the first place in Massachusetts to buy medical marijuana, even though the ballot referendum was passed back in 2012.

06/24/2015

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

Study: Medical Marijuana Not As Effective As Previously Thought

A review published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at dozens of previous studies on marijuana and found very little evidence to support the use of the drug for medicinal purposes.

06/24/2015

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

Baker OKs Waiver For State’s First Marijuana Dispensary

Gov. Charlie Baker has issued a one-time, temporary waiver aimed at helping the state’s first marijuana dispensary begin selling pot for medicinal purposes.

06/19/2015

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State Health Officials Unveil New Marijuana Dispensary Rules

The Department of Public Health is unveiling changes to the way it issues licenses under the state’s medical marijuana dispensary program.

05/15/2015

Medical cannabis is on sale in Allston. (WBZ-TV)

Defiant Medical Marijuana Activist Opens Cannabis Shop In Allston

A man operates an Allston store where he sells marijuana products he believes are legal. Boston police, meanwhile, are looking into the shop’s legality.

12/02/2014

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

Mass. Allows 4 More Pot Dispensaries To Go Forward

State public health officials have given preliminary approval to four more medical marijuana dispensaries, including the first for Boston.

11/07/2014

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Company Seeks Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center In Webster

A Newton company has announced that it wants to open a medical marijuana cultivation operation in Webster.

11/01/2014

Mark Harrington. (Tewksbury Police Department photo)

Tewksbury Police Arrest Two For Medical Marijuana Facebook Business

Two people were arrested in Tewksbury after police called the number listed on a marijuana business’ Facebook page.

09/24/2014

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

Mass. DPH Considering Marijuana Dispensary For Boston

State health officials are considering proposals for medical marijuana operations in some of Massachusetts’ largest urban centers and tourist destinations.

07/09/2014

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

Rejected Cambridge Pot Dispensary Applicant To Appeal Ruling

The head of a company seeking to set up a medical marijuana dispensary in Cambridge says he plans to appeal the decision by the Department of Public Health to overturn its earlier agreement to license his firm.

06/28/2014

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