Inside MassCann

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. Bill Downing was reelected treasurer. Kathryn Rifkin was reelected clerk. […]

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March Board Meeting Merged With Membership Meeting Mar. 29, SIchuan Gourmet, Framingham

March Board Meeting Merged With Membership Meeting Mar. 29, SIchuan Gourmet, Framingham

MassCann/NORML’s board of directors met at John Brewer’s Tavern, (39 Main St, Waltham, MA 02453. Phone:(781) 894-9700) on February 26 and approved plans for a 2-day rally again this year. Last year’s two-day rally was the subject of much last-minute anxiety because of the city’s attempts to derail it, but the board voted to forge […]

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The King of Pot is Dead: Activist Mike Malta Remembered

The King of Pot is Dead: Activist Mike Malta Remembered

by Scott Gacek (thedailychronic.net) The East Coast cannabis reform community awoke today to the devastating news of the loss of a close friend, hardworking activist, and longtime supporter, Michael L. Malta, better known as the King of Pot, or simply “KOP”. The shocking news came in the form of a Facebook post from his daughter, […]

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Wish List for Coming Year

Wish List for Coming Year

As another Freedom Rally passes, we turn our sights to the coming year, hoping for further successes in Massachusetts and abroad. Here’s some things to hope for: Bills were introduced in the Rhode Island legislature to legalize marijuana in the past session. The session adjourned without action on the bills, but they have significant sponsorship. […]

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Lester Grinspoon Speaks at Victory Celebration Dec. 8

Lester Grinspoon Speaks at Victory Celebration Dec. 8

Dr. Lester Grinspoon, the world’s most widely published author regarding the medical application of cannabis and thought by many to be the grandfather of modern medicinal cannabis research, was honored at a members’ meeting Dec. 8 at the Summer Shack in Cambridge, along with  pro-cannabis activists Maddy Webster, Mike Crawford (“Mike Cann”), and Matt Allen. […]

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MassCann/NORML’s First professional poll in Massachusetts is completed

58% would support a ballot question that legalized marijuana  and regulated it in the same manner as other agricultural commodities but prohibited sale to underage persons! MassCann/NORML with thanks to the NORML Foundation, donors (whether they did so directly for polling or by attending one of our many benefit events and the FREEDOM RALLY) conducted a […]

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