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2014 MASSCANN/NORML ACTIVISM AWARDS NOMINEES

2014 MASSCANN/NORML ACTIVISM AWARDS NOMINEES

MASSCANN/NORML is happy to announce that we will be awarding special cannabis activists this year. The awards will be presented at the exclusive 420 Speakeasy Society Boston Freedom Rally VIP Party happening at an undisclosed location Saturday night September 13th 2014. Stay tuned as we…

25th Anniversary Boston Freedom Rally 2014 Speakers (alphabetical order)

25th Anniversary Boston Freedom Rally 2014 Speakers (alphabetical order)

Anne Armstrong – RI Gubernatorial Candidate Bryant Kane – Veteran Cara Crabb-Burnham - MassCANN Director Chris Boucher - CannaVest Chris Faraone   - Boston Journalist & Author Chris Foye - MassCANN Director Danny Danko - High Times Dave Tree - Tree Diane Russell - Maine Representative (D-Portland) Dick Evans - MA Lawyer Donna Hackett - Moms for Marijuana…

25th ANNIVERSARY BOSTON FREEDOM RALLY SCHEDULE

25th ANNIVERSARY BOSTON FREEDOM RALLY SCHEDULE

25th ANNIVERSARY BOSTON FREEDOM RALLY SCHEDULE *schedule is subject to change *speakers listed in red FREEDOM IS IN THE AIR!! THE 25th Anniversary Boston Freedom Rally is coming Saturday and Sunday September 13th & 14th 2014 to the Boston Common with 2 stages, Hitman Glass…

City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

City Council Holds Hearing on the Evils of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston’s City Council, now headed by anti-pot airhead Bill Linehan, held a hearing March 4 on medical marijuana dispensaries in Boston that was almost entirely devoted to the potential evils of having such establishments among us. Chris Faraone of the Weekly Dig was kind enough…

Conservatives for Legalization

Conservatives for Legalization

An informal poll by the Huffington Post of conservatives attending the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Maryland, found that a majority of those polled were in favor of legalizing marijuana and taxing and regulating it in a manner similar to alcohol, a…

The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

The Little Pot Shop of Horrors: a Sample of Boston Herald Coverage

Search results for a typical week of Boston Herald coverage: Virtually all stories below contain one instance of the words “medical marijuana dispensary”; all subsequent references are to “pot shops.” March 3, 2014 Donna Goodison Walsh: Find other sites for pot shops March 2, 2014…

Want Fries With That Dope? Dispensaries Will Deliver

Want Fries With That Dope? Dispensaries Will Deliver

All of the medical marijuana dispensaries set to open in Massachusetts this summer are planning to offer home delivery and have been encouraged to do so by state officials. Karen van Unen, executive director of the Department of Public Health medical marijuana program, was quoted…

Traces of Industrial Hemp Included in Farm Bill

Traces of Industrial Hemp Included in Farm Bill

Industrial hemp will be going to college under an amendment to the Farm Bill which was recently passed by Congress and is expected to be signed into law soon. The amendment does not directly legalize industrial hemp farming, but it does allow for research on…

Members’ Meeting Chooses New President and Board of Directors

Members’ Meeting Chooses New President and Board of Directors

MassCann/NORML held its annual elections for president, treasurer, and clerk, plus 10 additional members of the board of directors during its spring members’ meeting Saturday, March 29 at Sichuan Gourmet in Framingham. The new president is Cara Crabb-Burnham, a board member of three years’ standing.…

Obama Gives Hints of Understanding the Obvious

Obama Gives Hints of Understanding the Obvious

In an interview in the New Yorker, President Obama has admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol, and that the laws against marijuana is enforced on the backs of black and Latino kids. Here is the section of the interview with David Remnick, New…